Nagercoil: Protection of birds; two-day tour planned

Nagercoil: The district administration in association with Green Friends Association has decided to conduct a two-day tour under the leadership of the famous ornithologist Robert Grub to create an awareness among the people of the need to give protection to the foreign birds as well as birds from different parts of the country which came to Theroor, Suchindrum, Parakkai, Puthalam and other parts of the district during the summer season.

According to the Collector Rajendra Ratnoo, it has been decided to conduct the tour from February 27.

In order to facilitate the public to have a glimpse of foreign birds in these sanctuaries, binocular facility had already been made. Breakfast would also be given to the participants and a minimum rate collected from them. Those who wanted at participate in the tour programme could contact District Forest Officer or District Tourism Officer to get more information.

They could also contact the cell phone numbers 9445468538 or 9865262624.

From THE HINDU

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