Another bird bites the dust
It’s the flight season
The Chinese manjha or nylon threads are also called “silent killer”. Due to the risk of suffocation posed by these wires, the
“Our area is full of trees, so we also have a lot of birds. Every year during this season we see a lot of birds getting trapped in nylon threads. It’s a threat, ”said Melissa Arulappan, a resident of Richards Town.
As the wind blows from Lingarajapuram towards Fraser Town, Richards Town and other areas, and many people fly kites in Lingarajapuram, Tanney Road and its neighboring areas, many kites and nylon threads fly east of Bengaluru and get stuck in the trees, another says resident. “Kites, pigeons, crows and maybe other birds, especially the bigger one, get stuck in these wires,” they added.
“Whenever residents find a
“It was so disheartening to see a bird entangled in nylon thread. His wing was injured and about to be cut, ”said Arulappan. She added: “A campaign was carried out to remove the manja threads from all trees in Richards Town and the surrounding area a few years ago. This must be done every year. ”
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