Two new bird species found during Great Backyard Bird count in Ladakh

Union Territory of Ladakh, two new bird species have been found during the Great Backyard Bird count. The three-day exercise undertaken by the Wildlife Conservation and Birds Club of Ladakh concluded yesterday.

Red Throated Thrush and Plumbeous Water Redstart have been found for the first time in Ladakh Region. On the other hand, Common Rose Finch and Grey Haron species have arrived in Ladakh region early than usual. A three-group birders and wildlife experts have counted and recorded a total of 87 various species of birds in Ladakh.

Along with the count, the birders also noted various observations from place to place to conserve the bird species in Ladakh region. The details will be recorded in the eBird India website for further studies.