GUWAHATI: A rare species of bird have been spotted and rescued in Assam's Tinsukia district
A person spotted and rescued the bird at the Lankadweep village in Kakopathar while he went to his field.
The bird which bears some similarities with owls and cats piqued curiosity in the minds of many. Lots of people from across the district including Pengeri, Motapung, Tinsukia town visited the village to see the bird.
However, local people could not say that when the bird entered their village and started living in a tree.
" I thought it was a cat when I first noticed the bird. But when I went close to him, I could understand my error,'' the person who spotted and rescued the bird said to the media.
It could be noted that a Himalayan mandarin duck was spotted near the Dibru-Saikhowa National Park a few months ago.
In a recent report, in over 100 years, a new variety in the family of snake species has been discovered in Assam. The major discovery that identified the new snake species was identified by a team of scientists from India, the UK, and the USA.
This amazing new species of snake, that has been discovered in Assam is a once-in-a-lifetime feat for not only biologists but also the people of the state.
Abhijit Das of Wildlife Institute of India quoted before the media, "The species is named due to its unique red marking on the back of the neck reminiscent of the red beauty spot adorning foreheads of Indian women called 'bindi'."