We conducted a training for monitoring the Forest Owlet along the line transects at the Melghat Tiger Reserve line transect for the field staff. The staff were trained in the population monitoring methods, analysis methods and owl

monitoring app. The staff participated very enthusiastically. We thank Mr. M.S. Reddy, APCCF and Field Director, Melghat Tiger Reserve, Mr. Avinash Kumar DCF Sipna Division for their support for the program. Mr. Nirmal Kumar, RFO Chourakund, and round officers namely Mr. Kharabe and Mr. Khan for and Mr. Faltu Kasdekar, Mr. Jaju and Mr. Lakshman facilitating the program. From WRCS, our team comprising of Dr. Prachi Mehta, Mr. Shubham Giri, Mr.

Sumedh Bobade, Mr. Ashok Bethekar, Mr. Ram Kasdekar, Mr. Jitendra Dhikar participated and trained the participants.

HOOTING FOR THE FOREST OWLET

TRAINING THE FIELD STAFF IN FOREST OWLET MONITORING