Srinagar: On the occasion of celebration of ‘Iconic Week’ under ‘Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav’ regarding Wetland Events, a ‘Bird watching’ event was Friday organized by the Department of Wildlife Protection (DWP) J&K Government, Wetlands Division Kashmir at Hokersar Wetland Reserve (RAMSAR-site).
The event was organised in technical collaboration with Wildlife Research and Conservation with an aim to raise awareness and to inculcate bird watching among Students.
The event started at 7:30 a.m and was participated by Intesar Suhail, Wildlife Warden, Shopian Division, Ifshan Dewan, Wildlife Warden, Wetlands Division Kashmir, Suhail Yusuf Qazi, Range Officer, Wildlife Protection Range Lakes (Hokersar), students of Sheikh Ul Aalam Degree College Budgam, bird lovers and various officers and officials of the department.
Before the start of the event, Wildlife Warden, Wetlands Division Kashmir and Wildlife Warden, Shopian Division briefed the students about different techniques of bird watching and identification.
Further, the students were also briefed about the importance of Wetlands especially (RAMSAR) sites.