Mysuru: Mysuru Bird Fest-2019 will be held as part of the Winter Festival in Mysuru, on Dec.28 and 29. This is the second edition of the event and is being continued after a good response received last year.
It is jointly organised by the District Administration, Tourism Department, Forest Department, Mysuru Zoo and Mysore Nature group, along with Regional Museum of Natural History (RMNH), Mysuru.
Registration fee will be Rs.300 per participant (limited to first 100 entries) that includes lunch, tea and dinner on Dec.28 and breakfast, lunch and tea on Dec.29 and also local transportation to birding sites. It does not include transportation to Mysuru and accommodation in Mysuru.
There will be a total of five talks by experts on various topics related to birding on both days. There will be two field visits, one each on Dec.28 afternoon and Dec.29 morning, led by knowledgeable resource persons.
Birding sites are all around 30 minutes distance from the city, and covers wetlands and scrub/ degraded forest. Participants will be divided into six teams by the organisers.
More details will follow and the link for registration too will be up in a couple of days, according to Deputy Commissioner (DC) Abhiram G. Sankar.