Forest department initiate process to know the exact cause of death of birds
Amid fears of bird flu, panic spread among villagers over the death of about 20 birds roaming the shores of a lake in Dabhasa village in Padra taluka. Teams of forest department and animal activists rushed to the spot as soon as the incident was reported to them.
Bird flu is feared in some states across the country, including Vadodara district. At that time, about twenty birds were found dead on the shores of a lake in Dabhasa village of Padra taluka. The news of birds death spread like wildfire in the village and people reached the shores of the lake in curiosity.
Meanwhile, a team rushed to Dabhasa as soon as the incident was reported to the Padra Forest Department. Animal activists also rushed to Dabhasa on learning of the incident. The Forest Department had proposed to conduct postmortem of the birds to find out the exact cause of death of the birds and also to send the birds to Bhopal for examination.
Forest Department sources said that the
20 birds that died on the shores of Dabhasa Lake were white cuckoos. They said to wait for the postmortem report on how the birds died. Fear of bird flu has spread among the villagers following the death of birds.
It is to be noted that no effect of bird flu has been seen in Vadodara district so far. It has not been detected in any of the dead birds since the crows in Savli taluka showed symptoms of bird flu. Today, white cuckoo birds were found dead on the shores of the lake in Dabhasa village of Padra taluka. Once again, the fear of bird flu was seen among the people in Padra taluka.