Wednesday, 5 April 2017

Report on Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC)

Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) is the Indian version of the global GBBC  which is organized in about 100 colleges every year during four days in February every year. This year, GBBC was conducted on 17th to 20th February under the leadership of Dr Antony P U, Professor with Department of Life Sciences at Christ University. These forms of innovative and practical oriented learning helps a lot in field study of birds. The count of different species of birds was recorded in the bird recording platform eBird. The students of the Department of Life Sciences, especially the members of the Green Army, actively participated in this venture and made it a huge success. Birds belonging to more than 48 different species were identified and reported in the website. The count was mainly cdone in different areas of the main campus.


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