Community reserve for peacocks to be set up on hill
A community reserve for peacocks is being set up atop a hill in Tiruparankunram.
Tiruparankunram: A community reserve for peacocks is being set up atop a hill here by the district administration in collaboration with the forest department to prevent poaching, officials said.
They said a bio diversity coordination committee meeting called by district collecot Anshul Mishra had proposed the reserve.
The meeting also discussed forming of bio-diversity management committees at the panchayat level. They would be entrusted wtih th job of approving utilisation of the local bio-diversity resources, a release said.
The hill is a habitat for Australian white peacock and the Indian peacock.