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Goa gets 3 new bird sanctuaries

Goa gets 3 new bird sanctuaries

PANAJI: BirdLife International, world’s largest nature conservation organization has granted the status of important bird and biodiversity areas (IBA) to the Navelim wetland and wildlife sanctuaries of Bondla and Neturlim.
The inclusion of these three areas has taken the total number of IBAs in Goa to seven.
The recognition follows systematic data collection by Goa Bird Conservation Network (GBCN). As India’s nodal agency and BirdLife International’s global partner for the IBA programme, Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS), had approached GBCN for proposals.
This article was first published on Times of India on 13th June 2017

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