Using social media as their tool and selfie culture as a weapon, this couple is urging the residents across the state to keep aside a bowl of water for the birds during this summer season.
Droppings of large contingent of migratory birds pollute the only water source of village.
The flock of these birds is seen foraging for food and resting in and around a water body between Dongarhgarh and Khairagarh, about 90 km west of Raipur.
The Asian Waterbird Census (AWC) conducted by Coimbatore Nature Society (CNS) revealed drastic decline of 62 per cent in the number of migratory birds over the last five years.
Heavy rains that lashed city last October helped in clearing polluted water body of toxic waste, arrival of avian visitors a sign of improvement in water quality.
Earlier, around 2700 migratory birds have been found dead in the Pong Dam Lake in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra district.
While Union and state ministers blame winged visitors, ornithologists say virus could have come from eggs or birds from other states, or from strain lying dormant in organisms in lake
Of the four birds found dead included a common coot and a mormont, which are migratory birds, and a pigeon and an egret.
The initial report of the post-mortem has ruled out poisoning as the cause of their death.
The annual water fowl census in Mayurbhanj district would be conducted from January 3.
Birders say filled water bodies not suitable for the winged visitors
After the floods, the Forest Department worked over ten days to remove plastic waste and slush from the park.