Naturalists, guides and other resource persons to host workshops at Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary
Goa Bird Festival
The second edition of the Goa Bird Festival will be held from January 12 to 14 at Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary, Canacona.
The State Forest department is organising the event with the support of Goa Tourism, the Goa Bird Conservation Network (GBCN) and Birderpics.com
Over 440 Species
Goa is said to have over 440 species of birds out of over 1,200 in the country. Some of the birds are endemic to the region as the State offers a unique confluence of two diverse ecosystems — tropical forests and marine
Bird walks planned
Bird walks are being planned with experts and guides in Cotigao and the adjoining Netravali Wildlife Sanctuary
Oceanic bird tours
The oceanic birds tour will be on the Arabian Sea.
- A special edition of Indian Birds with articles on the birds of Goa will be released
- The findings of the long-term bird survey and monitoring in Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary, undertaken by the Forest Department and GBCN, will also be released.