05. Tree Mapping
Dense vegetation is seen across most portions of the Qutb Shahi Heritage Park and this has either self seeded or haphazardly planted and required to be recorded.
- All the trees in the complex have been numbered and marked on the map.
- Basic information every tree comprising of size of canopy, width of girth, height, species and nativity is being tabulated.
- Over 3000 trees have been numbered and information on them have been prepared.
- Besides, the ground cover, the seasonal changes occurring in the complex is also being photodocumented.
- A herbarium for the site is also being compiled.
- The tree mapping exercise will help in increasing the bio-diversity of the Qutb Shahi Heritage Park.
08. Bird Mapping
In addition to mapping vegetation, surveys of bird life observed within the Qutb Shahi Heritage Park are being informally carried out.
- On a monthly basis birds observed on the site are photographed and recorded.
- Several species have been recorded including Little Cormorant, Shikra, Sunbird family, Green Bee Eater’s, Indian thick knee, Southern Caucal, Hawk Cuckoo, Golden backed woodpecker, Indian Golden
- The landscape masterplan will envisage creation of specially designed bird habitat zones within the Qutb Shahi Heritage Park.