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VISION

  • Live and Let to Live

MISSION

  • It aims to create awareness among students of the club in bird watching and conservation of birds.
  • Advancing and promoting avian health, welfare and conservation through education, science, advocacy and land stewardship.

 STAFF-IN-CHARGE

Dr. Sr. S. Jesurani Principal & Chairman
Dr. Sr. S. Iruthaya Kalai Selvam Co – ordinator
Mrs. P. Pushpa Member
Mrs. I. Geetha Member

ACTIVITIES

S. No YEAR SEMINARS / CONFERENCES / PROGRAMMES

 

DATE PLACE SPECIES IDENTIFIED
1

 

2005 – 2006 Bird watching 19. 08. 2005 JAC Campus 16
Bird watching 20. 08. 2005 JAC Campus 18
Bird watching 26. 08. 2005 Beschi College campus,Dindigul 14
Bird watching 28. 08. 2005 Periyakulam and Pappiayanayakkan Patti pond 15
Bird watching 07. 12. 2005 Kohilapuram and Puthukulam pond, Kombai 15
Dr. Sr. T. Nirmala and five club members attended the First South Indian Bird Watcher’s Fair conducted by Palani Bird Watchers Society 03. 02. 2006        to

05. 02. 2006

Gandhigram University
2 2006 – 2007 Bird watching 29.08.2006 Kohilapuram and Senkulam pond 16
Bird watching 20. 11. 2006 Udiyankulam and Senkulam pond 25
Bird watching 26. 01. 2007 Kumbakarai 11
3 2007 – 2008 Bird watching 06. 10. 2007 Kohilapuram, Vudayankulam, Markeyan Kottai pond 13,5, 7
4 2008 – 2009 Two members participated a seminar on “Biodiversity Conservation and Management” 14. 08. 2008 Hajee Karutha Rawther Howdia College, Uthamapalayam
11 members attended a workshop on “ Conservation and Management of Point Calimera Ramsar Site Past, Present and Future” 22. 02. 2009 &

23. 02. 2009

Point Calimera
7 members took survey on fauna population 25. 02. 2009 Megamalai and Velimalai Hills 12, 7                7, 5
T. Bala Pandeeswari, K. Kohila and C. Shobana presented paper on “Conservation of Birds in Theni District” 26. 02. 2009 Fatima College, Madurai
Celebration of Biocontanary of Darwin’s Evolution. Dr. Sr. T. Nirmala delivered a talk on “ Darwins Evolutionary Significance of Birds” 04. 03. 2009 JAC, Periyakulam
5 2009 – 2010 Bird watching 04. 03. 2010 JAC Campus
Competition on “Collection and display of feathers”. 06. 03. 2010 JAC, Periyakulam
6 2010 – 2011 Bird watching 22. 11. 2010 JAC Campus
Competitions – Paper presentation, Quize, Drawing, Rangoli & Art from Waste 13. 12. 2010 to

15. 12. 2010

 

UG Lab of Zoology, JAC
Dr. Sr. T. Nirmala delivered a talk on “ Museum of Avifauna” 20. 01. 2011 JAC, Periyakulam
Bird watching 02. 02. 2011 JAC Campus
Bird watching 03. 02. 2011 JAC Campus
Bird watching 04. 02. 2011 JAC Campus
7 2011 – 2012 Film show on “Growing Emu” 16. 09. 2011 JAC, Periyakulam
3 members attended International Conference on “ Indian Ornithology Status of Indian Birds and their Conservation” 19. 11. 2011 SACON
Dr. Sr.T. Nirmala and 3 members participated in the Annual Bird Census 21. 01. 2012 Point Calimare Wildlife Sanctuary
Two days State Level Workshop on “Hands on Training in Avian Studies” 14. 02. 2012 &       

15. 02. 2012

JAC, Periyakulam
 3 members participated in the Annual Bird Census 03. 03. 2012 &            

 04. 03. 2012

Point Calimare Wildlife Sanctuary
8 2012 – 2013 Participation in birds census Programme 06. 01. 2013  to

08. 03. 2013

Forest & Environment Dept, Govt. of Odissa Chilika WL Division, Balugaon.
Identification of different species of birds Periodical JAC Campus
Bird watching 06. 03. 2013 Meenachipuram Pond
Bird watching 09.03. 2013 Meenachipuram & Kohilapuram Pond
9 2013 – 2014 Bird watching 07. 07. 2013 Meenachipuram Pond 18
Bird watching

 

19. 07. 2013, 22. 08. 2013, 22. 09. 2013, 17. 10. 2013,

15. 11. 2013,

15. 12. 2013,

19. 01. 2014,

22. 02. 2014

Sothuparai reservoir in Theni District 23
Mrs. R. Medona Mary delivered a talk on “Threats of Birds”. 18. 07.2013 JAC, Periyakulam
Dr. Sr. Iruthaya Kalai Selvam gave a Guest Lecture on “ Economic Importance of Birds” 27. 01. 2014 JAC, Periyakulam
10 2014 – 2015 Four  lectures “Bird Watching Tips for Beginner” by Dr. Sr. T. Nirmala

“Habitat conservation” by P. Pushpa

“Birds conservation” by Dr. C. Sahayarani

“Wet Land Birds Identification” by   Dr. Sr. Iruthaya Kalai Selvam

18.08.2014

 

04.10.2014

 

 

 

 

02.12.2014

JAC, Periyakulam
A documentary film on “Birds Conservation” 01. 10. 2014 JAC, Periyakulam
11 2015 –

2016

Celebration of St. Fransis Assisi (Patron of Avian club). A talk on Life History of St. Fransis Assisi (Patron of Avian club ),was deli vered by Dr. Sr. T. Nirmala 04. 10. 2015 JAC, Periyakulam
Bird watching 10. 08. 2015,

24. 08. 2015,

14. 09. 2015,

14. 12. 2015

JAC, Periyakulam 16                   19

20

A talk on “Economic importance of Birds”, by Jannathul Firthous & Dhanalakshmi, Dept. of Zoology. 12. 02. 2016 JAC, Periyakulam
A guest lecture on “Feather Friends of Southuparai Reservoir”, by Mrs. Medona Mary.  8. 02. 2015 JAC, Periyakulam
12 2016 –  2017            

   Talk on “Tips for Bird

 Identification” by Mrs.   Medona Mary

 

24. 08. 2016 JAC, Periyakulam
Talk on “Wetland Birds Identification” by Dr. Sr. Iruthaya Kalai Selvam

 

27. 09. 2016 JAC, Periyakulam
Talk on “Economic importance of birds” by Ms. A. Anitha Mary

 

06. 10. 2016 JAC, Periyakulam
           

Bird watching

17. 02. 2017 Sothuparai dam
13 2017 –    2018 Lecture on “Tips for bird watching to the beginner” by Dr. Sr. T. Nirmala 13. 07. 2017 JAC, Periyakulam
Bird watching 21. 07. 2017 Periyakulam pond
A documentary film on “Birds Conservation” 28. 07. 2017 JAC, Periyakulam
Celebration of Patron of Avian club St. Francis Assisi 04. 08. 2018 JAC, Periyakulam
Bird watching 25. 10. 2017 Lakshmipuram pond
Lecture on “Economic importance of birds” by Ms A. Anitha Mary. 13. 12. 2017 JAC, Periyakulam
Bird watching 07. 01. 2018 Meenachipuram pond
Lecture on “Impact of abiotic factors on diversity of birds in Senkulam pond in Dindigul District” by Ms. Nazeeema 10. 01. 2018 JAC, Periyakulam
Talk on Bird Conservation by Dr. Sr. Iruthaya Kalai Selvam 15. 03. 2018 JAC, Periyakulam
14 2018 – 2019 Bird watching 20. 07. 2018 JAC Campus
Planted 11 saplings in St. Assisi Park. 27.07.2018. JAC Campus
Bird watching 07. 08. 2018 JAC Campus
Lecture on “Tips for Birds watching” by Ms. A. Anitha Mary

 

28. 08. 2018 JAC, Periyakulam
Bird watching 30. 10. 2018 Lackshimipuram pond in Theni district  
DVD on Birds Conservation 22.01.2019 JAC, Periyakulam
Lecture on “Birds conservation” by Mrs. P. Pushpa 12.02.2019 JAC, Periyakulam

Academic Year 2019-2020

  • Along with Miss A. Anitha Mary, Avian Club members (III B.Sc Zoology) watched Avi Fauna in JAC Campus on 10/07/2019 at 3 p.m. 19 species of birds were identified and recorded.
  • Avian Club members sowed tomato and brinjal seeds at St. Assisi Park on July 2019.

August

  • Along with A. Anitha Mary, Avian Club members I B.Sc. Zoology watched Avi Fauna in JAC Campus on 15/08/2019 at 5 pm. 15 species of birds were identified and recorded.
  • Along with Mrs. I. Geetha and Miss A. Anitha Mary, Avian Club members I B.Sc. Zoology watched Avi Fauna in Lackshimipuram pond in Theni district on 30/08/2019 at 3.30pm. 14 species of birds were identified and recorded.

September

  • Along with Mrs. I. Geetha, Miss A. Anitha Mary and Avian Club members III B.Sc. Zoology hostel students watched Avi Fauna in JAC Campus on 10/09/2019 at 3.30 pm. 12 species of birds were identified and recorded.
  • Along with Mrs. Vinothini, Avian Club members I B.Sc Zoology (SF) watched Avi Fauna in thamarikulam pond in Theni district on 26/09/2019 at 3.30 pm. 12 species of birds were identified and recorded.

October

  • Along with Miss A. Anitha Mary, Avian Club members I B.Sc Zoology (R) hostel students watched Avi Fauna in JAC campus on 09/10/2019 at 6.30 am. 11 species of birds were identified and recorded.
  • Along with Mrs. Jemima Florence Borgia and Mrs. I. Geetha, Avian Club members I B.Sc Zoology (SF) hostel students watched Avi Fauna in JAC campus on 29/10/2019 at 3.30 pm. 12 species of birds were identified and recorded.

November

  • Along with Miss A. Anitha Mary, Avian Club members III B.Sc Zoology (R) students watched Avi Fauna in JAC campus on 28/11/2019 at 6.30 am. 13 species of birds were identified and recorded.

2020 – 2021

  • The first meeting was conducted on 07.01.2021through online. Selvi D. Divyabharathi elected as the secretary and selvi A. Blessinarose was elected as joint secretary by the Avian club members. 140  students enrolled as Avian club members.
  • Spirulina cultivation programme was started in St. Assisi Park on 24/11/2020 organized by Avian Club along with PG and Research Centre of Zoology in the presence of Dr. Sr B.J Queensly Jeyanthi, Secretary Cum Mother Superior. This programme was presided over by Dr.Sr.Jesurani, Principal.
  • Dr. Sr. Iruthya Kalai Selvam, Mrs. P. Pushpa and Dr. Geetha and the avian club members sowed 100 Palm (Tamil Nadu State Tree) seeds of on 12.1.2021. The palm seed increase the ground water level.

 ACHIEVEMENTS  

  • Seven members of Avian club surveyed the Nagamalai and Vellaimalai Hills and enlisted the faunal population includes birds and animals organized by Forest Officers, Theni on 26th February, 2008.
  • Bala Pandeeswari, K. Kohila and C. Shobana presented paper on “Conservation of Birds in Theni District” organized by the Department of Zoology, Fatima College, Madurai on26th February, 2009.
  • Members of Avian club enlisted more than 40 species of birds in our JAC Campus.