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.

Monday 4 February 2019

4 new avian species spotted in Dudhwa forest in UP

Official PTI | Jan 20, 2019, 22:25 IST
LAKHIMPUR KHERI: The winter bird count in Dudhwa forest in Uttar Pradesh concluded Sunday, with claims of at least four new avian species being found there. Field director of the Dudhwa Tiger Reserve (DTR) Ramesh Kumar Pandey told that "the counting teams sighted for the first time in Dudhwa Maroon Oriole, Eurasian Sparrowhawk and two other new birds."
He added that "as per suggestions from the experts, next counting of birds would be conducted in summer so as to make a comprehensive scientific study of birds, their nature and behaviour and Dudhwa ecology." Recommended By Colombia Counting of birds in Dudhwa was started on Friday and experts from Katarniaghat Foundattion and Rohilkhand Nature Club assisted by Dudhwa field staff were engaged to carry out the counting work and make a report. The experts, including Kajal Dasgupta, Suresh Chaudhary, Jaswinder Singh, Fazlurrahman and Asani Bhaduri, visited various locations and collected data.

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