Schoolkids throng bird fair on opening day

By: | Updated: February 9, 2017 10:07 PM

Binoculars were kept by the organisers for better viewing and there were nature experts to answer the queries of the students. The children also took part in drawing and quiz competitions and origami workshops.

In the 20th edition of the fair, organised by the Tourism and Wildlife Society of India (IE)In the 20th edition of the fair, organised by the Tourism and Wildlife Society of India (IE)

Over 1,000 students from 15 schools visited the two-day bird fair which began today at the Man Sagar lake here.
In the 20th edition of the fair, organised by the Tourism and Wildlife Society of India (TWSI), the students got to see 32 different bird species in the lake.

Binoculars were kept by the organisers for better viewing and there were nature experts to answer the queries of the students.
The children also took part in drawing and quiz competitions and origami workshops. Educational sessions were held on different topics, including ‘Fairs as Conservation and Tourism Tools’. On the occasion, the co-founder of the British Bird Watching Fair, Tim Appleton, spoke about the significance of bird fairs.

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