Petulu - Center of White Heron/Crane Habitat

This unique village is a white heron bird which is very much along the village road, especially at dusk Kokokan myriad birds. Because in the afternoon bird's return from foraging elsewhere. In trees, the home page and the villagers are rice this crane. Balinese people call that bird is kokokan. Surprisingly, the bird is only found in Kokokan Petulu village alone. Being outside the village no birds like this, even if there are very few in number. this is evident when I came out from the border village of Petulu, none of this bird I met in the street. as well as when I want to go to the border village of Petulu, I did not encounter this bird. according to the story, this village gets first disaster.

But after the arrival of a group of birds Kokokan this disaster fade away. Residents believe that the existence of birds that make the village free from misfortune. Therefore, the villagers no one dare disturb the bird the bird. They fear that if the birds were away from the village, disaster will come again. So it is not surprising that the birds seemed tame and not afraid of human presence in the vicinity. If you are curious, please come to the village Petulu, sub Ubud, Gianyar regency, Bali province, Indonesia. If we are from Puri Saren Agung Ubud and will to Tegallalang.

Image source: ubudtebahouse