It is an annual event held most likely over the weekends at end of rice harvest in the month of January or February when hay/straw left over from the rice fields is available in great abundance. This has led to an initiative by the villagers to creatively transform this agricultural by-product into a unique handicraft.

Hay from the rice fields is brought to make bird-shaped hay stacks of all shapes and sizes representing various species of birds in the wild. Colorful Horn bills, King Fishers, Herons, Parrots, Peacocks and more in over-sized, life-size and miniature straw birds are exhibited at the out-door riverside terrace in front of the City Hall for the contest.