Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Balugaon, May 25:
Odisha’s water lagoon Chilika witnessed decline in the number of birds this summer as compared to previous year, said a summer bird census report.
As per the summer bird count conducted by Balugaon Wildlife department, total 39,731 birds of 107 species were registered in Chilika this summer, out of which 28,831 were migratory birds.
Similarly, 10,900 country birds were found during the summer this year, informed Wildlife officer Bikash Ranjan Dash.
The bird counting in Chilika completed last week.