Migratory birds from Eurosiberian region spotted in Chhattisgarh, ornithologists thrilled- The New Indian Express

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RAIPUR: The Rajnandgaon district of Chhattisgarh as of late is witnessing uncommon sighting of migratory birds from the Eurosiberian area.

The flock of those birds is seen foraging for meals and resting in and round a water physique between Dongarhgarh and Khairagarh, about 90 km west of Raipur.

Ornithologists are jubilant to observe a wide range of migratory birds that arrived in Chhattisgarh.

“The Eurasian cranes numbering round 20 together with the Eurasian Spoonbill, Painted Storks, Purple Crested Pochard, Northern Pintail, Frequent Teal, Peregrine Falcon, Black Headed Gull, Frequent Pochard amongst others had been discovered first time on this a part of India.

“They arrived from the Eurosiberian area which incorporates elements of Russia, China, and Europe — the areas often stay the breeding grounds of those birds. Throughout the excessive winter temperature, they migrate. They’re prone to keep right here until February finish,” stated Ravi Naidu, an professional on birds and their inhabitants.

“These birds had been seen for the primary time within the state. The world within the Rajnandgaon district evidently has an ideal habitat and wetlands for these chook species”, affirmed Dhamshil Ganvir and Shashi Kumar, senior IFS officers.

“These birds fly mammoth long-distance journeys over many nations. It’s an exhilarating expertise for the individuals of this area. We had been fairly shocked to observe the birds will not be petrified of the individuals going near them”, stated Avinash Bhoi, sub-divisional Justice of the Peace (Dongargarh) in Rajnandgaon.

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