Sangareddy: The soaring temperatures this summer is taking a toll on the wildlife, particularly the birds, in the district. In the last one month, the Animal Warriors Conservation Society (AWCS) received 20 calls atits call centre with citizens alerting them about sick birds from various parts of Hyderabad and surrounding areas.
Speaking to Telangana Today, Animal Warriors Conservation Society (AWCS) founder Pradeep Nair said that many of the rescued birds were suffering from sunstroke and dehydration since they could not find enough water.
Appealing to citizens to keep water in bowls out in the open in their premises for the next couple of months, Nair said the gesture will save birds. On their part, the AWCS has placed bowls with water in 150 places across the city to save birds and stray dogs.
Stating that they were taking the rescued birds to their shelter at Ameenpur, he said they would again be released once they recover. Since the temperatures are expected to go up further in next one month, Nair called upon the people to place water in balconies and premises of their houses and along the roads.
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