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A survey conducted by wildlife division of the Kerala Forest and Wildlife Department, Munnar division has identified 51 species of odonates in the high altitude Munnar region. Davenport’s False Spreadwing, Red Veined Darter, Laidlaw’s Clawtail and Plain Sinuate Clubtail were the rare catches of the four-day survey, organized in association with Kottayam Nature Society (KNS) and Travancore Natural History Society (TNHS). The survey was conducted after dividing the 45-members team into twelve groups covering Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, Kurinjimala Wildlife Sanctuary and the National Parks of Anamudi Shola, Pampadum Shola and the Mathikettan Shola. The team also observed large scale migration of Global Wanderer, commonly known as Onathumbi, at Kurinjimala and Chinnar Wildlife ...

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