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

They move from unfavourable climate to favourable climate



Example

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

 

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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

Iceland,Europe

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

 

Questions

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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  1. Class 8
  2. Chapter 7 Class 8 - Conservation Of Plants And Animals

Transcript

Migration of Birds Unfavorable Climate (Natural Habitat) Favorable Climate (New Habitat)

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