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Second Tokhü Emong Bird Count begins

By EMN Updated: Nov 04, 2023 7:27 pm
Second Tokhü Emong Bird Count begins
Forest ranger Lansothung Lotha provides training to students of Govt. Middle School (Sector A), Wokha, on the first day of the second TEBC on Saturday. (Photo credit: Suman Sivachar).

DIMAPUR — The second Tokhü Emong Bird Count (TEBC) began on Saturday, with birders from various districts taking part on the first day. In total, 10 birders contributed 15 checklists across five districts, totaling 52 species.

Bronzed Drongo, Black-crested Bulbul, Red-vented Bulbul, Amur Falcon, Crimson Sunbird, Blue Whistling-Trush, Little Spiderhunter, and Spotted Forktail were among the species seen on the first day, according to a press release.

The four-day event is being organised in collaboration with the Wokha Forest division and the divisional management unit, the Nagaland Forest Management Project (NFMP), Wokha district, and Bird Count India.

Partners joining the TEBC 2023 are the department of School Education, Foundation for Ecological Security (FES), and Eco Warriors Nagaland. The event is powered by eBird India, with Nikon joining as the equipment partner.

This year, the Practicing Food Sovereignty research team from the University of Melbourne, Stockholm University, and North Eastern Social Research Centre also joined as research partners.

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