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
Daytime wildlife spotting in the rainforest can be luckless. But then, walking the coastal trail at Bako National Park, we met the extraordinary Colugo aka the Sunda Flying Lemur
In Tadoba’s Tigerland, the distinction of the most talked-about couple that evening didn’t go to the pair of tigers we saw, but to the Indian Tree Shrew
Come spring, the first thing you would notice in every pocket of woods in Raleigh, NC are dazzling white flowers. Meet the Flowering Dogwood, the state flower of North Carolina
At Telia, in the Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve, a tiger played hide and seek in the tall sallow grass. Until its yawn gave its presence away
An unplanned trip to Manchanabele leads to some interesting bird-watching. But also a residue of sadness