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

birds in india

“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

The National Chambal Sanctuary – A Must Visit for Birders and Wildlife Enthusiasts

Bordering the rich states of Madhya Pradhesh and Rajasthan, the Chambal river is a labyrinth of ravines, scrubland and vast expanse of water. It is also home to a wide array of species including the some of the Earth’s most endangered species, the Indian Skimmer, Gharial and the Gangetic Dolphins. It hosts close to 330 … Read more

Hume and Blyth

Hume and Blyth

The name’s “Hume” and “Blyth” appear numerous times in the world of Indian Birds, with several species named after them. They were the Bird Men of India, the Fathers of Indian Ornithology, before the arrival of Dr. Salim Ali. We take a close look at who they were, and what their contribution to the world … Read more