National Bird Watching Day is celebrated on 12thNovember every year to mark the birth anniversary of the famous ornithologist Salim Ali. As part of observing this day, Social Forestry Division, Ernakulam, organized Salim Ali bird walk in the HMT forest area for nature lovers.

Five students from Nature Club, Al-Ameen College, participated in the bird walk. Students, photographers and nature lovers who had come for the event were briefed about the bird counting process. They were introduced to the eBird app used for bird counting. The group ventured into the forest and spotted many birds. It was a fun and thrilling experience for the students to be with the nature and be part of the birding event. Mr. Vishnupriyan Kartha, coordinated the bird walk in the HMT area.