Bird count goes up in unfavorable weather

Neighbourhood News Desk

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This year the Big Bird Day that’s an annual day-long event which involves bird watching and counting took place on February 3. This year, 35 teams consisting of 4,000 – 5,000 individuals including birders, forest guards and even school students attended this event.

Despite the unfavorable weather conditions, an increase in the number of species spotted compared to 2017. The highest numbers of species were spotted at Dighal in Haryana, followed by Sultanpur outskirts and Sungerpur in northwest Delhi. This was also the first time that at least three of the teams were led by school students in Delhi.


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