Stories of our wildlife encounters in India.
Visited : November 2021 Every year the festival of Diwali gets loads of excitement in the house. The usual hustle-bustle of Diwali was topped this year with our week off in the Garhwal Himalayas. We were heading to Ukhimath – Chopta – Mandal region the very next day. The agenda was to spend some daysContinue reading “Chopta : The divine birding paradise”
Visited : November 2020. Day trip. Sattal is a beautiful town situated at the lower Himalayan range in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand. The name ‘Sat tal’ means seven lakes. These seven inter-connected freshwater lakes are a paradise for nature lovers and bird watchers because of the versatile topography of the landscape and the varietyContinue reading “Birdwatching in Sattal”
Pangot is a small village located in Kosiyakutoli tehsil of Nainital district in Uttarakhand on the way to Kilbury wildlife sanctuary. It is rarely visited by general tourist but is very popular with wildlife and birding enthusiasts. The village itself is popular scenic destination for breathtaking views and for the variety of birds found aroundContinue reading “Birdwatching in Pangot”
Date of the trip: Sept – Oct 2019 Although our holiday aspirations are always based on perfect birding seasons, our actual leaves are always based on when we get a break between projects, we don’t have too much control over what season we end up in at any destination. Most would say November to FebruaryContinue reading “Birdwatching In Goa”
Date of the trip: 26th Dec 2019 to 28th Dec 2019 Bhigwan had our attention since my father first recollected his birding getaways to the lake many many years ago. It is called Bharatpur of central India and let me tell you, it’s really not just hearsay. It is located at one end of the reservoirContinue reading “Birdwatching in Bhigwan”
After a lovely but very short trip to Kolkata, we were even more excited about the second phase of our trip to where the Ganges meets the Bay of Bengal, the last stop in her long journey – The Sundarbans. Kilometres of mangroves and salty wide distributaries with a hardly known list of flora andContinue reading “Birdwatching in Sundarbans”
Dates of the trip: 29th Nov 2019 to 1st Dec 2019 Read this post to see how you can plan an exciting long weekend loop road-trip from Delhi to Bharatpur to Agra with a half day trip to Fatehpur sikri. Are you a Birdwatcher ? Are you a Wildlife enthusiast? Are you a Nature photographer?Continue reading “Birdwatching in Bharatpur”