Flamingo Watch 4/5 Apr 09
- Hi All,
Conservation Action Trust (CAT) along with Maharashtra State Forest
Department is conducting a survey along the Thane Creek in Mumbai. This
project aims to estimate the population and distribution of flamingos
within the Thane Creek area. This project will also help to identify
the areas of ecological importance within the Thane creek.
The selected sites are AiroliBridge, Vashi Bridge, Mahul jetty, Nhava, and Sewri.
4 Apr 09 3:30 pm
5 Apr 09 4:45 pm
This project started in May 2005 and has been supported by volunteers
since.The data that has been gathered has helped in generating funds
and making it an independent project. Volunteers being are valuable
resources will be reimbursed with remuneration of Rs 100 for the travel
The continued support
of volunteers is important for the study of this flagship species
(flamingos) of our very own Thane Creek. Therefore on behalf of CAT and
Mangrove Wetland Center we request you to join in this survey.
Kindly confirm your preferred location for the survey. Hoping for a positive reply.
Meghna Laghate Daver (MPhil),
Mangrove Wetland Centre
Conservation Action Trust,
Telefax: 91 22 27614016/ 15/ 12
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