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Bhutan has the highest population of the critically endangered White Bellied Heron( Ardea insignis):
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Of the total global population of 60, 28 are found in Bhutan.
For more :
http://www.kuenselonline.com/bhutan-has-most-of-the-global…/
Photo courtesy: RSPN
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701 bird species in Bhutan:
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With Sharp-tailed Sandpiper being the latest bird added to the list of bird species found in Bhutan, Bhutan now has 701.

http://www.uwice.gov.bt/read_fullnews.php?nid=201512161
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Story Map of one of our "Incredible Trek" web application series: ***Febila Trek***
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We have created a visually interactive guide to Febilla trek in GIS. It connects chokhor to tang in Bumthang.
Kindly click the link below:

http://www.arcgis.com/apps/MapJournal/index.html?appid=78c1668f433b41559fc8ce833e1514e5

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422 Black Necked Cranes arrive this year in Bhutan
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So far a total of 422 BNCs arrived at their winter grounds in the country. At 340, Phobjikha has the highest number among other winter grounds.
To read full news, visit http://www.uwice.gov.bt/read_fullnews.php?nid=201512091

A great time for the bird lovers to see them!!!

Pic courtesy ( Internet)
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The Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environment (UWICE) Lamai Goempa, Bumthang will host a three-day Bird Festival in Tingtibi, Zhemgang from 29-31 October 2015. The festival will be celebrated with the theme; Celebrating birds, celebrating life.
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This is our google+ page for UWICE. Please join the page la.
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