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Census on wetland birds begins

Source: Chronicle News Service


Thoubal, February 06 2022: Census for migratory bird species feeding in the wetlands of Thoubal and Kakching districts commenced on Sunday under the joint aegis of Bird Conservation Network Manipur and Thoubal Divisional Forest Officer.

The census study on avian species led by Thoubal divisional forest officer (DFO) Th Lokendro was launched from Thoubal Range Office.

Census of water bird species were done at Kharung Pat, Ekop Pat and Waithou Pat of Kakhcing district along with members of Wildlife Explorers Manipur.

Speaking on the sidelines, Th Lokendro informed that the census work is being carried out to identify the population of new species travelling from other regions to these wetlands which is a favourable feeding ground to several known water bird species.