Bhubaneswar, Jan 10: As a part of the ongoing annual bird census across Odisha, the forest officials and expert teams have launched the counting of winged guests at various places.
The enumeration at Brahmagiri forest division near Chilika started at 6 am here.
Each team will be provided with binoculars, two-way radio sets, global positioning system (GPS) sets and other equipment to carry out the task.
Meanwhile, enumeration is in progress at seven ranges of Bonai forest division, the teams comprising forest officials carrying out census.
On the other hand, enumeration is also underway in five ranges in Puri; six ranges in Rairakhol and in Daspalla range in Nayagarh.