A chook survey performed by the Forest Division in Ranipuram forest has recorded 98 species. That is the primary time that the division is conducting a direct chook survey in Ranipuram, which has been attracting plenty of vacationers with its pristine forest and grasslands.
The survey workforce was led by Maxim Rodriguez, Shyamkumar Puravankara, Raju Kidoor, Harish Babu, Manoj Karingamadathil and Okay.Okay. Lathika.
Mr. Rodrigues mentioned that prime altitude and the forest untouched by people has created a fertile habitat for a lot of chook species.
“Not a lot research has been performed within the Ranipuram space, which makes this survey extra fascinating,” he mentioned.
In the course of the survey, chook species that are discovered solely within the district have been recognized.
They included Fork-tailed drongo cuckoo, Rufous woodpecker, Lesser yellownape, Blue rock thrush, Jungle nightjar, Sri Lanka frogmouth, Golden-headed cisticola, Banded bay cuckoo, and White bellied woodpecker.
Kanhangad Vary Forester Okay. Ashraf mentioned that Ranipuram has turn into a vacationer vacation spot and it has been attracting plenty of vacationers.
“In addition to the grasslands, the forest additionally has plenty of chook species, which many are unaware,” he mentioned.
The initiative goals to establish such chook species and introduce them to individuals, which might assist create consciousness amongst them in regards to the want for preserving their habitat.
The division performed the survey with the assist of Kasaragod Birders Membership.