Chilika: The conduction of the annual flora and fauna survey in Chilika lagoon has begun here by the Chilika Development Authority (CDA) today.
Reportedly, 18 teams have been engaged for the enumeration.
“All Boat Owners Associations and also PFCSs Members were requested not to ply the boats from 6A.M. to 12 Noon. So, visitors are requested not to visit Chilika during this period,” informed an officer yesterday.
The annual bird counting exercise and Chilika on January 5 had revealed record presence of more than 12 lakhs of migratory bird. The lake witnesses congregation of more than one million migratory birds for two successive years.