A rabbit-eating tortoise. An ungrateful parakeet. An orphaned baby bat. Three weird, funny and moving tales from the animal kingdom as it knocks heads with the Anthropocene
That’s the way a wetland dies. It desiccates and seeps into memory, and then awaits a rain of retrospective wisdom that may never come.
It was a cold, windy night on the coast of North Carolina. But there was a celestial event that brought one determined photographer out to gaze skyward – the blood moon!
Mangalajodi in Odisha is not just a winter birding hotspot. To the passionate birder, this is a place of pilgrimage. Besides the opportunity to watch a number of species at extremely close quarters with minimum intrusion, it offers something else — serenity
The order of events of a sunrise meter out like a well-written piece of poetry. The sunset is just a sunrise turned upside down on its head, a perfect mirror image.
In Rishi Valley, where trees and rocks are teachers, watching butterflies is a highly enjoyable part of the education. Here are field notes from wandering around the school grounds spotting butterflies on the last morning of 2017.
Winter has come to Bengaluru’s Kasavanahalli Lake but the migrants are slow to arrive. A few sandpipers here, a few wagtails there and the odd Warbler or Ashy Drongo or two. It’s a slow start to winter birding in 2018
Notes on sightings from a birding walk at Karnala Bird Sanctuary with BNHS on Dr Salim Ali’s birthday
From an apparition to a presence, the endangered Yellow-throated Bulbul regaled us with an appearance on a short birding walk at Rishi Valley.
Hunting, teaching her cubs to hunt, protecting them, and guarding her prey base from competition… for Choti Tara, being a tiger mother is a full-time job. A day out with the resident queen of Jamni grassland in Tadoba and her royal twins