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Migratory Birds Arrive At Delhi’s Yamuna Ghat

Hundreds of migratory birds, including seagulls, arrive at Delhi’s Yamuna Ghat during the onset of winter season. Outlook’s photographer Suresh K Pandey captures images of huge flocks of birds early morning.

November 22, 2019

A flock of migratory birds at the Yamuna Ghat, in Delhi.

Photograph by Suresh K. Pandey/Outlook

Every year, brown-headed and black-headed gulls arrive at the Yamuna Ghat.

Photograph by Suresh K. Pandey/Outlook

The gulls come for breeding to the banks of Yamuna and Ganga.

Photograph by Suresh K. Pandey/Outlook

The Nigambodh Ghat, on the banks of the Yamuna river, is a haven for bird watchers and photographers.

Photograph by Suresh K. Pandey/Outlook

Not just gulls, hundreds of birds from over two dozen different species make Yamuna their temporary home during winters.

Photograph by Suresh K. Pandey/Outlook

The birds migrate to the subcontinent to escape Russia’s cold weather.

Photograph by Suresh K. Pandey/Outlook

The Yamuna wetlands become a host to these birds until the climatic conditions are stabilized in their homelands.

Photograph by Suresh K. Pandey/Outlook

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