The ongoing research and survey team of the Ludlow’s Bhutan Swallowtail in Tobrang Trashiyangtse, has recorded the First Ever Evidence of a mating pair of Ludlow’s Bhutan Swallowtail. Read More »
Research and survey on Ludlow’s Bhutan Swallowtail in Tobrang, Trashiyangtse
Posted on 14th August, 2011
Picture: A male Ludlow’s Bhutan Swallowtail feeds on the flower of Virburnum. cylindricum. Photo by: Sonam Wangdi, Wildlife Conservation Division.
The research team from the Butterfly Society of Japan and the filming team from NHK, Japan is currently collaborating with the national counterpart researchers from Wildlife Conservation Division, UWICE and Bumdeling Wildlife Sanctuary to jointly conduct a study on the ecological and the evolutionary aspect of Ludlow’s Bhutan Swallowtail (Bhutanitis.ludlowi), a very rare butterfly endemic to Tobrang, which is located at an altitude of 2290masl in Trashiyangtse. Read More »
Problem Bear troubling Tshampas in Upper Tango and Zongkha
Posted on 5th August, 2011
On 30 July 2011, the Chief Forest Officer of the Wildlife Conservation Division, Mr. Sonam Wangchuk, visited the upper parts of Tango and Zongkha to inspect the ongoing operation to translocate a Himalyan Black Bear (Ursus thibetanus) which is suspected to have damaged few houses of Tshampas living in Zongkha.
Bear Problem in upper Tangu and Zongkha, Thimphu Dzongkhag
Posted on 4th August, 2011