Puri: As a part of the ongoing annual bird census across Odisha, forest officials and expert teams have launched the counting of winged guests under Brahmagiri block of Puri district today.
The enumeration at Brahmagiri forest division near Chilika started at 6 am here.
Each team will be provided with binoculars, two-way radio sets, global positioning system (GPS) sets and other equipment to carry out the task.
Meanwhile, enumeration is in progress at 3 dams & surroundings in Nilagiri Kuldiha sanctuary, 3 teams comprising 15 forest officials carrying out census.
On the other hand, enumeration is also underway in Brahmagiri range in Puri division and in Bonai.