Census Finds 96 Species Of Birds In Deepor Beel | Guwahati News

Census Finds 96 Species Of Birds In Deepor Beel | Guwahati News
GUWAHATI: The newest fowl depend by the Guwahati wildlife division has discovered a complete of 96 species of birds in Deepor Beel, the one Ramsar Site in Assam.
Guwahati wildlife division DFO Jayashree Naiding stated after the depend was over on January 4, the individuals reported a complete of 96 species and 26,747 birds. There was a rise within the variety of species because the final depend that happened in 2022 the place solely 66 species have been reported.
The DFO added, “The count took place in the greater Deepor Beel area which includes the entire notified Ramsar Site. The last count only took place in the wildlife sanctuary. The inclusion of the entire area has resulted in the increase of the bird species count.”
She added that every one efforts are being taken to maintain the birds protected within the Deepor Beel space. “In the coming days, we will also conduct a count for the Asian water birds in Deepor Beel,” she added.
In complete, 9 teams have been fashioned to conduct the depend in 9 areas on foot in addition to on nation boats utilizing the visible encounter survey methodology. A spot fowl pictures contest was additionally held together with the depend.
Bird fanatics and Deepor Beel Suraksha Mancha’s secretary Pramod Kalita stated whereas the depend is exhibiting an growing development since 2022, the variety of species continues to be decrease than in 2002 when the Deepor Beel was notified as a Ramsar Site.
“We along with some NGOs are also conducting a bird census.”
Kalita added that their census will conclude on January 17 on the finish of which the depend would possibly go up.
According to the census, the very best inhabitants was that of barn wallows — 6,961.
While Deepor Beel is thought for the adjutant stork (hargila), the groups in the course of the depend recorded solely 78 larger adjutant storks and 11 lesser adjutant storks. They additionally recorded 3,901 lesser whistling geese.

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