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Wetlands to waste bins, Mumbai’s diverse habitats house hundreds of bird species

Updated : February 18, 2019 04:26 PM IST

Mumbai’s diverse natural habitats are conducive for bird diversity, making a strong case for protecting the landscape.
Around 234 bird species were spotted this year in Mumbai as part of popular birdwatching event, the Mumbai Bird Race. Birdwatching events are a stepping stone to awareness about ecology.
Bird observations also offer an insight into the status of the environment, like increasing pollution levels and drought.
Wetlands to waste bins, Mumbai’s diverse habitats house hundreds of bird species

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