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Monday, December 1, 2014

Wild Birds and Edible Birds of Garhwal in History Context

Administration, Social and Cultural Characteristics History of Garhwal in Shah Dynasty -61 

   History of Garhwal including Haridwar (1223- 1804 AD) –part -250     
   History of Uttarakhand (Garhwal, Kumaon and Haridwar) -498 
                        By: Bhishma Kukreti (A History Research Student)
           There are records of more than 300 species and more varieties of Wild birds of Garhwal. There was no system or culture for recording wild birds in Garhwal Kingdom time. British administrators and scientists put the foundation for recording the birds of Garhwal.
 There were/ are domesticated birds and wild birds eaten in Garhwal.
As far as the edible domestic birds are concerned, they are chicken and Butakh or turkey.
A class that is Badi used to eat jungle birds and even sparrow. However, till today, there are no official records for such eating. This author is witness for Badi catching sparrow, Ghughti by nets.
The following wild birds were/ are widely eaten by Garhwalis –
Chakor
Goose
Capon
Swan
Duck
Quail
Grouse
Fowls
Pigeon
Dove
Pheasants
Woodcock
Spine
Chukar
Many animals and birds were killed for  medical uses in Garhwal.



Copyright@ Bhishma Kukreti Mumbai, India, bckukreti@gmail.com30/11/2014
History of Garhwal – Kumaon-Haridwar (Uttarakhand, India) to be continued… Part -499 
(The History of Garhwal, Kumaon, Haridwar write up is aimed for general readers)
History of Garhwal from 1223-1804 to be continued in next chapter ….
History of Characteristics of Garhwal Kings Shah dynasty, to be continued


XX                     
Notes on South Asian Modern Period  History of Garhwal;  South Asian Modern Period   History of Pauri Garhwal; South Asian  Modern Period  History of Chamoli Garhwal;  South Asian Modern Period   History of Rudraprayag Garhwal;  South Asian Modern  History of Tehri Garhwal; South Asian Modern  History of Uttarkashi Garhwal;  South Asian Modern Period   History of Dehradun, Garhwal;  Modern  History of Haridwar ; South Asian Modern Period   History of Manglaur, Haridwar;  South Asian Modern Period   History of Rurkee Haridwar ;  South Asian Modern Period   History of Bahadarpur Haridwar ; South Asian Modern Period History of Haridwar district, South Asian History of Bijnor old Garhwal
Xx 
Wild Birds and Edible Birds of Garhwal in History Context; Wild Birds and Edible Birds of Pauri Garhwal in History Context; Wild Birds and Edible Birds of Haridwar Garhwal in History Context; Wild Birds and Edible Birds of Dehradun Garhwal in History Context; Wild Birds and Edible Birds of Uttarkashi Garhwal in History Context; Wild Birds and Edible Birds of Tehri Garhwal in History Context; Wild Birds and Edible Birds of Rudraprayag Garhwal in History Context; Wild Birds and Edible Birds of Chamoli Garhwal in History Context; Wild Birds and Edible Birds of Bijnor  in History Context;