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.

Wednesday, 18 April 2018

First Malwa bird counting Four new species found in first bird survey




Sunday | 8th April, 2018

These species were Siberian yellow wagtail, black redstart and red throated flycatcher.“The forest department organises vultures counting annually since it is an endangered species but for the first time an overall bird survey has been organised in Malwa region. Surprisingly during the survey, some species of winter migratory birds were also seen at the sanctuary, despite rise in temperature in the region. Indore: For the first time in the Malwa region, the forest department along with an NGO organised a bird survey in a wildlife sanctuary to create a baseline data of bird species seen there.

The survey was carried out at the Kheoni wildlife sanctuary in Dewas district and saw the participation of 32 bird watchers and wildlife enthusiasts from Indore, Dewas, Ujjain and Bhopal.The bird survey, organised along with Wildlife & Nature Conservancy and Bird Count India, began on Saturday morning and ended on Sunday afternoon after holding three sessions of bird watching. It is home to a wide variety of flora and fauna and is mostly covered with dry deciduous forest with teak and bamboo cover. White capped Bunting, Brown fish owl, Indian Eagle owl and Stork billed kingfisher are among the few birds which are rare in this region but are not endangered or vulnerable,” Ajay Gadikar, bird watcher and coordinator of bird count India said.Kheoni Wildlife Sanctuary was established in 1955 and is spread over an area of 123 sq.

Indore: For the first time in the Malwa region, the forest department along with an NGO organised a bird survey in a wildlife sanctuary to create a baseline data of bird species seen there.The survey was carried out at the Kheoni wildlife sanctuary in Dewas district and saw the participation of 32 bird watchers and wildlife enthusiasts from Indore, Dewas, Ujjain and Bhopal.The bird survey, organised along with Wildlife & Nature Conservancy and Bird Count India, began on Saturday morning and ended on Sunday afternoon after holding three sessions of bird watching.



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