Bird watchers, school and college students and NGOs have been called up by the state forest dept to get their names registered with the dist forest officers to take part in the state wide bird census. In 2 phases, the synchronised bird census for 2022 and for 2023 would be conducted in TN. This was as per the principle chief forest conservator.
It is learnt that phase one for wetland birds would be held between 28th and 29th of January 2023 in 20 selected sites in each district and phase 2 for terrestria l9 both inside and outside) would be held between 4th and 5th of March 2023 in another 20 sites in each district. It is worthy to note that the migratory bird season in Tn would start with the onset of NE monsoon in November every year and it would be there till February month.