Community reserve for peacocks to be set up on hill

Last Updated: Saturday, June 9, 2012 - 15:19

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.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, June 9, 2012 - 15:19
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