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We will be covering the important questions and topics for competitive examinations for 2017 related to environment, biodiversity, ecosystem and related policies. As per video tutorials and lectures at Youtube@Examrace

Expected Questions on Environment and Biodiversity Part 1

Dr. Manishika Jain in this video covers a variety of topics which are important for 2017. These include the expected questions on environment and biodiversity.

Migratory Birds of India

Winter Birds

Image of Winter Migratory Birds

Image of Winter Migratory Birds

Image of Winter Migratory Birds

  • Siberian Cranes,
  • Greater Flamingo,
  • Common Teal,
  • Yellow Wagtail,
  • White Wagtail, Northern Shoveler
  • Rosy Pelican
  • Wood Sandpiper
  • Spotted Sandpiper
  • Eurasian Pigeon
  • Black Tailed Godwit
  • Spotted Redshank Starling Bluethroat
  • Long Billed Pipit

Summer Birds

Image of Summer Migratory birds of India

Image of Summer Migratory Birds of India

Image of Summer Migratory birds of India

  • Asian Koel
  • Black Crowned Night Heron
  • Eurasian Golden Oriole
  • Comb Duck
  • Blue Cheeked Bee Eater
  • Blue Tailed Bee-Eater
  • Cuckoos

Discoveries & Inventions

Zinnia

 Image of Zinnia

Image of Zinnia

Image of Zinnia

  • The first flower ever grown in space
  • Part of an experiment on how plants grow in microgravity
  • Flowers were grown inside the Veggie lab aboard International Space Station (ISS)
  • Red, blue, and green LED lights used to simulate sunlight - growth of the flower

Himalayan Forest Thrush

Himalayan Forest Thrush

Himalayan Forest Thrush

Himalayan Forest Thrush

  • Has close similarity to plain-based thrush, renamed now as alpine thrush.
  • New bird species named Himalayan Forest Thrush in NE India and China
  • Named Zoothera salimalii after Salim Ali
  • Fourth bird species to be discovered in India since 1947

Expected Questions on Environment and Biodiversity Part 2

Dr. Manishika Jain in this video covers a variety of topics which are important for 2017. These include the expected questions on environment and biodiversity.

- Published/Last Modified on: August 12, 2017

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