Top ten Ramsar sites in India to visit for birding

Top ten Ramsar sites in India to visit for birding

What are the Ramsar Sites? Concerned about the declining state of wetlands worldwide, nations came together to address this issue by signing a convention aimed at safeguarding and preserving internationally significant wetlands. The convention, which was adopted in the Iranian city of Ramsar in 1971 and became effective in 1975, has garnered participation from nearly … Read more

FAQs for Birding in India – Destinations, Species, Do’s & Don’ts, Camera & Equipment

Birding and birdwatching in India Tour

What are the best places for birding in India? Some of the best places for birding in India include Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary in Rajasthan, Keoladeo National Park, Chilika Lake in Odisha, Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary in Karnataka, Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary in Kerala, and Kaziranga National Park in Assam.   What are some common bird species found … Read more

Birding at Night

Nightfall brings about a special transition within nature that is unseen by most of us. There is a mystery regarding the happenings and dwellings of nocturnal beings that eludes our own diurnal nature, but as one uncovers the signs and the sounds of what resides when the sun is at rest, it stirs up curiosity … Read more

Community Protection for Indian Skimmers

“Conservation is a state of harmony between men and land.” Aldo Leopold The Indian subcontinent is land gifted with ribbons of meandering rivers, cutting through geological formations to shape the landscape over millions of years. Along with these large river ecosystems, marshes, lakes, estuaries and countless other water bodies are dotted across the country presenting … Read more

Sultanpur National Park – A Birder’s Paradise Near New Delhi

Healthy forests and wetlands stand sentry against the dangers of climate change, absorbing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and locking it away in plants, root systems and soil. Frances Beinecke A pocket of sheer abundance at the fringe of a major metropolis, Sultanpur National Park is treasure trove of avian riches which is often missed … Read more

The Habitats of Birds in India

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“Birds are an ecological litmus paper” These eminent words by Late American Naturalist Roger Tory Peterson, couldn’t resonate more among nature enthusiasts and birders. There’s an ethereal feeling when one navigates ecosystems sprawling with the flight and songs of birds. When one sets foot on a given area brimming with an astounding diversity of birds, … Read more