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Three rare migratory birds spotted in Salem

29th October, 2020 Ecology

Context: Birding enthusiasts from Salem have spotted and recorded three new rare migratory birds Whimbrel, Pacific Golden-Plover and Eurasian Wryneck during a bird walk organised recently.

  • It was first time these species have been recorded in Salem.
  • These rare migratory birds are from the Northern European region.
  • Whimbrel and Golden-Plover are shore birds, while Wryneck belongs to the woodpecker family.
  • Presence of birds indicates presence of rich biodiversity in the place and it should be preserved.