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Goa to host bird watching event in November

Renowned personalities of Ornithology will conduct technical sessions at Bondla, south Goa

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Publish Date: Sep 3 2016 2:46PM | Updated Date: Sep 3 2016 2:48PM

Goa to host bird watching event in November

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With beautiful locations and sceneries and overwhelming night life, already contributing much to the Goa’s tourism, the state is all set to host a three day bird festival November 11 to 13 in which audiences from across the world would be invited to boost its tourism further. 

 
 
For the festival, ‘Bulbul’ has been chosen as the logo. 
 
 
Interestingly, out of 1224 bird species recorded in India, out of 10293 in the world, tiny Goa has recorded 432 species. 
 
 
The bird watching activities will take place in Bondla and Mollem wildlife sanctuaries and Salim Ali Bird
 
 
Sanctuary, Chorao for which registration process for 200 delegates will be done on first come first serve basis. 
 
 
Also, renowned personalities in the field of Ornithology will conduct technical sessions at Bondla in south Goa.
 
 
Amidst this, Minister Rangnekar has said that this is proposed to be an annual event. The festival is happening right during the tourist season.
 
 
According to him, there has been a decline in tourism sector of Goa and the event will be compensating for it.