Nagaland is hosting the first edition of the Tokhü Emong Bird Count (TEBC), a four-day documentation event to list birds in the state.



  • It is the first avian documentation exercise taken by Nagaland to go beyond Amur falcons.
  • The event is being held during the Tokhü Emong post-harvest festival of the Lotha Nagas to spread awareness about Nagalands bird diversity.
  • This event is being organised in collaboration with the Wokha Forest Division and the Divisional Management Unit, Nagaland Forest Management Project (NFMP), Wokha, and Bird Count India.
  • The TEBC falls within the Salim Ali Bird Count, a nationwide event conducted by the Bombay Natural History Society.