KALABURAGI (KARNATAKA): A veterinary doctor named Vishwanath Hegga who is based in Kalaburagi, boasts of a collection of 29 different species of birds from different parts of the world. Hegga keeps all the birds at his residence and takes care of them like a family.While speaking to a source, the veterinary doctor said that, “I am a veterinary surgeon working with the state government. Now I am breeding parrots from 29 countries. I started with lovebirds which I got from New Zealand.”Expressing his emotions on how he takes care of the birds and the reaction of his family to his passion of breeding these creatures, Hegga said that, “We feed them with cerelac, imported from Brazil, four times a day. We have named the birds and they respond when we call them by their names. My entire family loves them.”Moreover, Hegga also claimed that he trains the birds at his residence.
A veterinary doctor in Kalaburagi has collected 29 different species of parrots