World migratory birds day observed in Balochistan

Manan Mandokhail:


International migratory Bird Day was observed in Quetta like in other parts of the globe. In connection with this day, an awareness seminar organized by Ten Billion Tree Tsunami Program and Wildlife was organized in a private hotel in Quetta.

Chief Conservator Forest, Niaz Khan Kakar while briefing the participants of the seminar on the movement of guest birds in Balochistan said that every year thousands of crane , Talur, Falcons and other guest birds They come, but unfortunately, due to the lack of awareness in our province.

Participants of the world migratory birds in Quetta: Photo provided by author

Number of migratory birds continues to decrease: Niaz Kakar

The number of these foreign guest birds is decreasing every year, Niaz Khan while addressing the participants of the seminar said that a survey was conducted in 1995.

According to the Forest Department Balochistan, every year 12000 thousand visitors visited the districts of Bird, Nushki, Dalbandin, Kharan, Division.In Zhob, Dana Sar Takht Suleiman range, they used to land in thousands from Siberia, but due to the illegal hunting of people, today this number has reached 1200, which is alarming.

Migratory birds cover a distance of 4,500 kms

Participants in the seminar, Vice Chancellor Lorelai University Zahoor Ahmed Bazai, Secretary Law Saboor Kakar, Secretary Forests and Wildlife, Noor Ahmed Perkani, Sharifuddin Baloch, Dr. Rabia Zafar, and other participants of the seminar demanded the government to stop illegal hunting in Balochistan. A complete ban should be imposed so that foreign birds can make Balochistan their home. Because these birds cover a distance of 4500 km and start their journey in the month of September, and during 15 days. It inhabits various districts of Tajikistan, India, Ahmedpur, Indus River and Baluchistan till March.

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