The accidental birder

The accidental birder - Shobha Singh   On the way to Jim Corbett national park, Nikhil Devasar asked me, “So, what do you expect to see there?” I searched the inner recesses of my heart where I generally keep my desires tucked away. A short ‘bucket list’, if you...

Dhikala

Nikhil and I returned last evening from an Easter weekend trip to Dhikala, Corbett National Park. The birding was delightful and the forest looked phenomenal, in fact a trip to Corbett is worth it simply for the amazing jungle habitat. At the moment there is a late...

Breakfast with the Tragopan

Birding in Bhutan Six of us, Jayantika, Himanshu, Alpa, Rajindra, Nikhil and I, have just returned from a birding trip where we watched the sun rise with the Himalayan Monal and Blood Pheasants, had breakfast with the Satyr Tragopan and lunch with Black-throated...

Birding in Great Rann of Kutch

Birding in Bhuj and the Great Rann of Kutch – December 24th to 29th, 2013.  by Jyotsna Sethi 8 Delhi birders set off for Gujarat on December 26, 2013 for this much awaited trip to Bhuj and the Great Rann of Kutch. Day One in the Rann started with birding in the Pyoni...