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Rare birds sighted during survey of southern coast

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Thiruvananthapuram: Rare bird species like the Red-necked Phalarope (Pambarakkada) and a tiny wader that swims in open sea have been sighted during the first pelagic bird expedition in southern Kerala.

Red-necked Phalarope was recorded in Neendakara in Kollam district for the first time in the Kerala coast.

Streaked Shearwater (Varayan Thiravetti), another rare bird, was recorded twice by bird-watchers who participated in the event, which concluded on October 1, and carried out transects from Neendakara to Kollam for two days.

The transects included both deep-sea and off-shore birding following fishing boats.

The bird-watchers also recorded several migratory seabirds including Swinhoe's Storm-petrels, Wilson's Storm-petrels, Flesh-footed Shearwaters, Arctic Skua, Masked Booby, Bridled Terns and Sooty Terns during the expedition.

Bird-watchers from different bird-watching societies like Malabar Natural History Society (MNHS), Kerala Birder and Travancore Nature History Society (TNHS) participated in the event, led by University College professor E Kunhikrishnan.

PTI

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