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From: Diyanat A.
Sent on: Friday, January 25, 2013 6:41 PM

Announcing a new Meetup for Great Hyderabad Adventure Club!

When: Sunday, February 3,[masked]:30 AM

Cost: No Charges

Where: The Square, Begumpet
GMC Balayogi Paryatak Bhavan


For All the Birds lovers & Nature Photographers of our Twin Cities, this year again BSAP and GHAC are jointly organizing the Hyderabad Bird Race under the HSBC's National Support, for the India BirdRaces initiative.

Intro to a Birdrace.

A bird race is a day long fun event where teams of 4 members go around the city at various places (List will be provided) where birds maybe seen. The Teams check a tick mark against a list of birds they have seen around and submit it for review to a panel of judges. The Team with maximum number of birds will be the winner.

Itinerary :

6:30 am - Assemble at Hotel Square and collect the kits and breakfast hampers

7:00 am - Bird race flag off with teams going at different places for birding.

5:30 pm - Welcome Drink and Refreshments. Submit log books to judges

7:00 pm - Award ceremony and Dinner

Online Registrations at

The cars will be flagged off early in the morning and report back at sunset, which is about 12 hours of birding.  Each car will be given a logbook containing a list of birds found in our region as also names of places and locations that you can visit. You are however free to go wherever you want, as long as you keep within a radius of about 50-60 kms around Hyderabad. You have to tick mark all the bird species that you see and where you saw it. The logbooks have to be surrendered to the judges in the evening for their scrutiny.   The criteria are that you try and record as many bird species as possible to win the first prize.  There will be other prizes also like Bird of the Day, Dip of the Day, etc.

We of course expect total honesty and integrity of the participants.  Despite the rules, the main purpose is to have loads of fun.


The evening function will start by about 7:00 pm. The Venue will be announced Shortly. There would be a few talks by the organizers to kick off the get-together and maybe a short speech by the Chief Guest. All Captains will also be required to speak for Two minutes each recounting the team’s experience for the day. We expect you to make this as lively and funny as possible!  This will be followed by the prize distribution and dinner for all the participants.

The last date for receiving the entries is 01.02.2013.

Online Registrations at

For more details please contact

Amardeep on [address removed][masked]

Diyanat on  [address removed],[masked]

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