Officials promote Delhi zoo as bird sighting area after spotting migratory Jacobin cuckoo, Rosy starling



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Jun 11, 2021 15:56 IST

By Joymala Bagchi
New Delhi [India], June 11 (ANI): In an fascinating growth, the Delhi Zoo has taken the initiative to advertise the zoo as a birding sighting location.
An unusual migratory Jacobin cuckoo has been noticed within the zoo premises by employees and officers.

Confirming this, Delhi Zoo Director Ramesh Pandey informed ANI, “Delhi zoo has been selling the zoo as a chicken sighting space. Officers and staffs have additionally sighted a migratory chicken, Jacobin cuckoo.”
It’s mentioned that the Jacobin cuckoo is the harbinger of the monsoon season. In Sanskrit, this chicken known as ‘Chataka’ whose mythological significance is its beak on its head who waits for rains to quench its thirst.
These migratory birds come from Africa after crossing the Arabian Sea.
Just lately, Rosy starlings had been additionally sighted in March in the midst of their summer season migration again to colder locations. The zoo can be one of many largest breeding grounds for painted storks. (ANI)

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