NASHIK: An injured owl has been rescued on at College Raod due to the efforts of citizens and Eco Echo Foundation. The Wildlife Warden and member of Eco Echo Foundation Vaibhav Bhogale got an unanimous call from an aware citizen. The citizens informed Bhogale that an owl (Barn Owl) bird has been entangled in nylon manja on a tree and its in an injured condition.
Wildlife warden Bhogale immediately rushed at spot and inspected the Owl. After this, the owl was captured and first aid was given. The owl was the taken to the shelter. Further treatment is being done to the injured owl. A variety of birds and animals come to the Nashik area in winter.
Therefore, bird lovers have appealed that efforts should be made to protect the birds from nylon manja. The administration needs to take stricter approach towards the suppliers and manufacturers of the nylon manja.