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It is spring again and local people in Phobjikha are busy with their farm works. People have waited for the snow for long. They have tilled their fields and started planting potatoes. It is time to get to work.
But it is also a prime time for the Black-necked cranes to leave for their summer habitat in Tibet. It has been five months since they have arrived in the valley. It has been very cold recently with light snow on the night of 1st March.
RSPN is pleased to announce the selection result of a National Consultancy Firm for conducting Baseline Survey. As per the evaluation criteria set up by RSPN evaluation committee, M/s. Kyingkhor Consultancy Service based in Thimphu, who scored 248.5 points is hereby selected for the month long consultancy service. The evaluation was further reviewed by SDF office and was approved for the same.
On 16th February at 0400 hours, on the eve of Lunar new year, two young local boys aged between 10 to 12 came rushing to RSPN’s Black-necked Crane Visitor Center (BNCVC) in Phobjikha. They had an important message for the officials there. They reported about an adult BNC lying in the open area at the valley floor at Phobjikha. The officials immediately reached the site at 0430 hours and saw few local kids gathered around the injured BNC.
22nd February 2015. On 22nd February we woke up at 0430 hours and went to the bird hide after walking for 35 minutes. It was pitch dark with clear skies. Frost have blanketed the entire vegetation. It was complete dark and silent. We kept our noise and torches low not to cause any disturbance to the birds. At about 0552 hours the sky was becoming brighter and we could hear a single call from the roost. Few minutes later there were many such calls.
- Selection Result for a Buli Wetland Project Officer
- Inviting Proposals for Fund for Small Scale Water Project.
- Inviting Bidding Documents from National Consultants
- Introducing Entrance Fees for Black-necked Center Visitor Center (BNCVC) from 1st March 2015
- Short listed candidates for the post of Executive Director, RSPN