Yellow throated martin found in Kupwara village

Yellow throated martin found in Kupwara village

Kupwara: A yellow throated martin was found in a Kupwara village on Saturday by locals and handed over to wildlife officials.
Officials and local residents said that a yellow throated martin was found by the people in Awoora village of Kupwara on Saturday.
A number of people rushed to the spot and clicked pictures of the animal.
They said the animal was captured by local people and later handed over to the officials of Wildlife department. Block Officer Wildlife department Kupwara Gulam Mohiudin said that they would release the animal after a medical check up.
He said the animal was not dangerous for human or animal life and lives in northern parts of Indian forests. It forays into villages to eat rats, he said.