Some birds and animals do not stay in one place throughout the year

They move from unfavourable climate to favourable climate


Migratory birds from Russia come to India during winters to lay eggs

This is because their natural habitat in Russia becomes very cold during winters



Examples of Migration of Birds


Greater Flamingo

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Migrates from

Southern Russia

to Keoladeo National Park, Rajasthan (Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary)

and Nal Sarovar Bird Sanctuary, Gujarat


Black Tailed Godwit

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Migrates from


to Keoladeo National Park, Rajasthan  (Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary)


Siberian Crane

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Migrates from 

Eastern Russia to Yangtze River 

and Lake Poyang in China



NCERT Question 1(c) - Fill in the blanks.

Migratory birds fly to far away places because of ______________changes

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NCERT Question 5 (f) - Answer in brief

What do you understand by the term migration?

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