Monday, March 9, 2009

30,000 bird observations in 15 months

‘Sri Lanka Birds’, web based data entry system for Sri Lanka ( reached another landmark today. Number of bird observations recorded in the system reached 30,000 showing the value of peoples’ participation for conservation. This is very important achievement for the conservation of Birds in Sri Lanka. Members achieved this within a period of 15 months.

'Sri Lanka Birds' was launched on 7th December 2007, as a part of global conservation effort ( initiated by BirdLife International. Current statistics describing the number of visits, number of observations and bird species recorded, as well as the number of users registered in the system, are displayed on the login page of ‘Sri Lanka Birds’ -

FOGSL wishes to thank all the members who contribute to the system by providing their valuable observations.

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