This is the breeding season of Woolly necked stork, an endangered species of bird. The chicks of the birds are already born after the hatching process. The nests of Woolly-Stork are seen in different areas of Udaipur district.
Wildlife Photographers Pradeep Sukhwal and Vinay Dave have observed and photographed the activities of Woolly Stork closely at Limdi Guda Village near Salumber.
According to Sukhwal, the birds were seen spreading their wings near an anicut after taking bath. 85cm heighted this bird is seen living in the same habitat from last 7-8 years. The local village residents informed Pradeep and Vinay that first the flock of birds used to live in the Peepal Tree but since the tree was cut down lately, the birds shifted to another tree.
The birds didn’t leave the area even after the tree was cut, it is a strange behavior noticed by the bird experts.