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70 distinct bird species recorded in Arunachal during Himalayan Bird Count

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During the Himalayan Bird Count in Arunachal Pradesh, at least 70 distinct bird species were counted.

Moreover, from westernmost Ladakh to easternmost Arunachal Pradesh, the Himalayan Bird Count (HBC) was held for the first time, with the goal of celebrating the extraordinary distinct bird diversity and drawing attention to the Himalayas’ vulnerable habitats.

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Furthermore, the Bird Count India, Bird Conservation Nepal, and Bhutan’s Royal Society for Protection of Nature organized the event to bring the Himalayan birding community together for a common good.

The Arunachal Pradesh Birding Club, along with the rest of the Himalayan states, participated in the event, which was held at Ziro in Lower Subansiri district and organized in partnership with Apatani Youth Association, Ngunu Ziro, and Ziro Birding Club.

The Himalayan Bird Count began on May 14 at magnificent Siikhe Lake, a wintering ground for migrating waterbirds, and ended on May 15 at Pange camp of Tale Wildlife Sanctuary, according to forest officials from the district.

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70 distinct bird species in Tale Wildlife Sanctuary

Given the continuous rain, the crews led by local birders Bamin Chada and Millo Tako were able to count 70 distinct bird species in Tale Wildlife Sanctuary’s Siikhe lake and Pange camp.

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The important findings during the event include Gadwall, Sikkim treecreeper, Mrs. Goulds Sunbird, Sultan Tit, Blue-fronted Robin, and Mountain Tailorbird.

Meanwhile, the Hapoli Forest Division and the state Information and Public Relations Department aided the event, according to the officials. 

Also Read: MORE THAN 100 DISTINCT BIRD SPECIES SPOTTED IN LUNGLA

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