Birds Section

The bird section includes 50,000 specimens of around 600 species of birds. All collections have been made from within and outside Protected Areas from not only India but also from various neighboring countries and others. The most significant aspect of collections in bird section is of Type specimens collected over a period of more than 200 years. In bird section 504 Type specimens of birds are being preserved. Bird section is also actively engaged in identification and advisory services of seized wildlife articles from several enforcement agencies.