THOUSANDS of birds have been found dead on the shoreline one of India’s lakes, baffling experts.

The birds have been found on Sambhar Lake, which is India’s largest inland saltwater lake, and 80km south west of Jaipur, within the northern state of Rajasthan.

 Thousands of dead birds have been found dead along a lake in India


Thousands of dead birds have been found dead alongside a lake in IndiaCredit score: VIKAS CHOUDHARY/DOWN TO EARTH
Mystery as thousands of dead birds found by Indian lake baffling experts


A number of species of birds, together with 20 migratory species, have been found on the lake.

Authorities companies are stated to be investigating the mysterious deaths.

So excess of 2,400 have been found.

Sanjay Kaushik, a senior forest official, stated: “We’re nonetheless counting the dead birds.

“They are strewn over the entire area around the lake. Some 20 to 25 birds who were still alive are being treated.”

Abhinav Vaishnav, an area bird-watcher, instructed the Press Belief of India information company: “Now we have by no means seen something like this.2

A photographer within the space stated the dead birds have been strewn all of the shoreline space stretching from 12 to 15km across the lake.

Vikas Choudhary instructed the BBC he thinks the quantity of dead birds found will enhance.

The birds embrace ruddy shelduck, ruddy turnstone, northern shoveler, blackwinged stilt and customary coot.

They’re being buried in deep pits dug close to the water.

Some have be despatched to a lab for additional examination.

Forest official Rajendra Jakhar stated they taking a look at different potentialities such as toxicity of the water.

A neighborhood vet dominated out hen flu as a purpose.



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