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Posts published in “Day: May 21, 2019”

With some nests, villages in Umpung are helping save the hill mynah

10 shelter nests rolled out in forests areas HP NEWS SERVICE Mawkyrwat, May 20: Meghalaya’s official state bird, the hill mynah is the best talking bird and the best mimic in the world. However, these birds are facing grave threats as they are being taken as domestic pets, posing a threat to its very existence. Concern with the declining number of the hill mynah, a little village in South West Khasi Hills has stepped up and motivated an entire village to protect the hill mynah by creating shelter nests, measuring about 2 meters for them to lay eggs and hatch.…