Regional Museum of Natural History (A Regional Centre of National Museum of Natural History, New Delhi), Bhopal organized ‘Bird Watching Programme’ on the occasion of World Bird Day on 12th November, 2019 at Saras Biodiversity Centre, Bishenkhedi, Bhopal. 35 students of class 6th to 12th from various schools/NGO of Bhopal participated in this programme.
During the programme, Dr. Manoj Kumar Sharma, Scientist-In-charge informed about identification methods, migration, activities, ecological services of birds etc. More than 25 species of birds like Indian Roller, Pond Heron, Little Cormorant, Laughing Dove, Small Egret, Parakeet, Indian Robin, Small Blue Kingfisher, Large Egret, Grey Heron, Red Wattled Lapwing, Lesser White Throat, Magpie Robin, Purple Sunbird, Common Iora, Green Bee Eater, Jacana, White Bustard Kingfisher, Cocal, Purple Heron, Black Drongo, Bay Backed Shrike etc. were spotted during this programme.
During the programme, Shri Gautam Singh Yadav, Photographer, Shri Sushil Kumar Chourey, Stenographer, Shri Govind Singh Mewada and Shri Virendra Singh Mewada from Bishenkhedi, Shri Naresh Motwani were present.