As regular CFZ-watchers will know, for some time Corinna has been doing a column for Animals & Men and a regular segment on On The Track... particularly about out-of-place birds and rare vagrants. There seem to be more and more bird stories from all over the world hitting the news these days so, to make room for them all - and to give them all equal and worthy coverage - she has set up this new blog to cover all things feathery and Fortean.

Sunday 30 March 2014

Nurturing the future of birds

President Mahinda Rajapaksa declared open the new Birds Breeding and Research Centre established in the Nagarawewa, in Hambantota on Thursday (27)..

The Centre which has been established to breed of rare birds and those which are threatened with extinction is located in a 38 acre area. 

The Centre has a collection of all varieties of worldwide birds. It is also equipped with all facilities necessary to undertake studies by University students, school children or whoever is interested on special varieties of birds.

Deputy Minister Sanath Jayasuriya and Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa were also present at this event.

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