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BIODIVERSITY AND ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY

A TRUST FOR NATURE CONSERVATION

1ST FLOOR 143, F-17, SECTOR-8, ROHINI, NEW DELHI-110085, INDIA

Winter Backyard Bird Count 2018 
(05-15, December 2018)

Kullu, Himachal Pradesh, India

We are inviting name of individuals, interested in participating in ‘Backyard Bird Count’ starting from 05-15, December 2018 in Kullu, Himachal Pradesh latest by 03rdDec 2018. It is a citizen science program which is open for any Indian Citizen currently residing in Kullu, Himachal Pradesh, India.

Winter Backyard Bird Count 2018 is a 10 day event in which each participant will be expected to identify and count common birds of their backyard (surrounding of home including garden etc). Each participant will have to count birds during morning (7:00 to 10:00) and evening (16:00 to 17:30) for an hour. Those participant who will successfully count and record birds for 10 days will be given certificate of participation.

 

Your participation in this event will help identify common birds of your region as well as enabling  you to understand birds and their associated habitats. It will surely bring you closer to natural World which is currently lacking in today’s life. Participants will be duly acknowledged on our website (www.bestbirds.in).

For more information contact


Mr. Dabe Ram Rana,

Program Co-ordinator 

BEST, HP Wing

(Mobile No: 9816153271)



BACKYARD BIRD COUNT 2018


Area:


Name of Observer:


Age:


Gender:


Start Time:

End Time:


S. No

Name of Bird species

Count 1

No of Individuals

Count 2

No of Individuals

Count 3

No of Individuals

Count 4

No of Individuals

Count 5

No of Individuals

Average

1

Large billed Crow

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.

Common Myna

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.

Himalayan Bulbul

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.

Black Bulbul

 

 

 

 

 

 

5.

House Sparrow

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.

Russet Sparrow

 

 

 

 

 

 

7.

Grey bush Chat

 

 

 

 

 

 

8.

Cinerous Tit/Great Tit

 

 

 

 

 

 

9.

Yellow billed blue Magpie

 

 

 

 

 

 

10.

Ashy drongo

 

 

 

 

 

 

11.

Wire tailed Swallow

 

 

 

 

 

 

12.

Streaked laughing Thrush

 

 

 

 

 

 

13.

Verditer flycatcher

 

 

 

 

 

 

14.

Oriental Turtle Dove

 

 

 

 

 

 

15.

Purple sunbird

 

 

 

 

 

 

16.

Wall creeper

 

 

 

 

 

 

17.

Slaty headed Parakeet

 

 

 

 

 

 

18.

Great Barbet

 

 

 

 

 

 

19.

Grey hooded Warbler

 

 

 

 

 

 

20.

Oriental white Eye

 

 

 

 

 

 

21.

Rock Pigeon

 

 

 

 

 

 

22.

White throated Fantail

 

 

 

 

 

 

23.

Rose ringed Parakeet

 

 

 

 

 

 

24.

Black Francolin

 

 

 

 

 

 

25.

Brown Dipper

 

 

 

 

 

 

26.

River Chat

 

 

 

 

 

 

27.

White throated Kingfisher

 

 

 

 

 

 

28.

Crested Kingfisher

 

 

 

 

 

 

29.

Shikra

 

 

 

 

 

 

30.

Asian barred Owl

 

 

 

 

 

 

31.

Himalayan Griffon

 

 

 

 

 

 

32.

Egyptian Vulture

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*Observer has to record birds using point count method, in this method each observer count birds (seen or heard) within 25 m radius circular plot for 10 mins/point, the distance between each point should be 200 m. If possible cover as many point as possible from your area.