The 34th Annual General Meeting for Bird Conservation Nepal was held on 28 January 2017 at Hotel Moonlight, Kathmandu. The program was chaired by Yubraj Basnet, President for BCN and Mr. Pem Kandel, acting secretary of MoFSC was the chief guest. Patrons, Advisors, Members (Life, General, Student) supporters and representatives of various organizations attended the program.
The first session included presentation on Vulture Release Program by Krishna Bhusal, Vulture Program Officer, BCN followed by presentation on Demoiselle Crane Migration by Jyotendra Jyu Thakuri, Senior Program Officer, BCN. Similarly, certificates of appreciation were awarded to Naresh Kushi, Thsiring Lama, Pema Rikzin Lama, Geraldine Werhalm for recording new bird species Rufous-tailed Rock Thrush Monticola Saxitilis: Som G.C and Mich Coker for recording new bird species Grey-sided Thrush Turdus feae and Hathan Chaudhary, Carol Inskipp and Mary Crosby for recording new bird species West Himalayan Bush Warbler Bradypterus Kashmirensis.
The second (closed) session included presentations from Rajendra Gurung, General Secretary BCN on annual progress of the organization and finance report by Ashok Bahadur Malla, Teasurer (BCN). Then, the floor was made open for the Participants who inquired about the progress and future endeavors of the organization. The final session ended with concluding remark from the Chairman of the event.