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International waterfowl census begins


A seven-day International Waterbird Census covering 25-30 char areas of Bhola, Laxmipur, Noakhali and Patuakhali districts kicked off on Friday.A nine-member team of Bangladesh Bird Club (BBC), Nature Conservation Management (NACOM), and Prakity O Jibon Foundation.will carry out the counting in Bhola, Manpura, Hatia, Char Bari, Nijhum Diwp, Damar Char, Char Shahjalal, Dhal Char and other char areas near the coastal area.The members of the team are Prof Dr. Manirul H Khan of Zoology Department of Jahangirnagar University, Dr. M Jahangir Alam, Samiul Mohsenin, Sanikar Rahman Rahul, SI Shohel, Saiful Islam, Shuva Shaha, Shihab Khaledin and Billal Hawladar.Bird watchers and researchers of Bangladesh have been carrying out the census since 1987.


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