Kerala Bird Race
The motive of the event is to create awareness for nature conservation and region’s wildlife.
The 6th Kerala Bird Race organized by Kerala Birder in association with Hongkong Shanghai Banking Corporation Ltd (HSBC) and Yuhina Eco-Media is scheduled for 18 November. The dawn to dusk race will be held simultaneously in Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi and Kozhikode. The motive of the event is to create awareness for nature conservation and region’s wildlife.
It is a team-based race. In each team there could be 3 to 4 members with at-least one experienced bird-watcher. Each team can choose the area they want to scout within 100 km radius. The team which spots highest number of species and a new bird as Bird of the Day will get the first prize. Last year, Black Baza was the Bird of the Day. 300 teams had participated.