Some Glimpses from Madhya Pradesh

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Recently, I had been to Madhya Pradesh, popularly known as ‘The Heart of India’ and I must say that I was amazed at the diversity and variety of places to visit in the state. Starting from the holy Hindu temples at Khajuraho and Ujjain to the early man caves at Bhimbhetka, Madhya Pradesh has a […]

A Few Woodpeckers

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The Indian Subcontinent is home to 30 species of woodpeckers (belonging to the family Picidae). Over the last few years, I have managed to spot and photograph a few of them. In India, they vary in sizes from small Pygmy Woodpeckers (13cm) to the Great Slaty Woodpecker(58cm). An interesting observation on these birds are their […]

Jungle Lore : A Birding Lodge !

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The concept of a Birding Lodge : A birding lodge/resort basically refers to a property where birders can find accommodation and enjoy watching birds in the nearby environment. In other words, humans and birds would co-exist together in the same property. In order to ensure that birds do live in the resort, the managing staff […]

Birding in Pangot

Pangot Mountain View (birding in Pangot)

It is always a great feeling to visit newer places and discover newer birds. This September, I got an opportunity to visit Kumeria, Mohan (Corbett National Park Outskirts) followed by Pangot and Sattal. The trip was organised and sponsored by Asian Adventures India¬†and I was accompanied by Anirban Da. Birding in this part of Uttarakhand […]

Birding in Bhubaneswar

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From Kolkata to Bhubaneswar : My close friends know that I had to move from Kolkata to Bhubaneswar to pursue Computer Science Engineering in KIIT University in July, 2016. As a birding enthusiast, it became necessary for me to continue birding and photography, in spite of the change of surroundings and atmosphere. Since, now it’s […]

List of Common Birds : Part 4

Quick Recap : This is the fourth blog post which deals with the introduction of the birds whom we are most likely to come across. (Here are the previous links : Post 1 | Post 2 | Post 3). Since, this is the last post dealing with this topic, I have selected some slightly less […]