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Salim Ali Center for Omithology and Natural History(SACON)

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The Salim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History (SACON) was formally inaugurated on 5th June 1990. Located at Anaikatty, 24 kms northwest of Coimbatore, SACON is a national centre for studies in Ornithology and Natural History. The centre was named befittingly after Dr. Salim Ali in appreciation of his life long services to India's bird life and conservation of natural resources. Apart from developing and conducting regular postgraduate courses in Ornithology and Natural History, SACON also designs and conducts research in ornithology covering all aspects of biodiversity and natural history.


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Dr. P. A. Azeez
Officiating Director,
Salim Ali Centre for Ornithology and natural History (SACON)
Coimbatore - 641 010, Tamil Nadu

Tel: (0422)807973807983
Fax: (0422)657088

Email: centre[at]sacon[dot]ernet[dot]in


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