Black-necked Cranes arrive in Phobjikha

5 November, 2007
NEWS The first group of black-necked crane comprising a family of four arrived at their winter habitat, Phobjikha in Wangdi Phodrang on Sunday, November 4 at around 1:30 PM. According to the crane information centre in Phobjikha, the group consists of two adult cranes and two juveniles.

This is the first group which flew from the summer habitat in Tibet Autonomous Region in China. Last year, the cranes began arriving in the last week of October.

Meanwhile, the RSPN and Phobjikha Environment Management Committee is preparing for the forthcoming 9th Annual Black-necked Crane Festival to be held on 12 Novermber 2007 in Phobjikha.