Red-Whiskered Bulbul

Red-Whiskered Bulbul

Who Owned the Morning Hues? Well, She Did.  ‘Red-Whiskered Bulbul’  A Story about a Mother Bird Red-Whiskered Bulbul  By Chandana Chandrappa* In our little urban garden, there was a Christmas tree. A bird couple came to visit our garden on a beautiful day. They were...
Birdwatching in Kenya

Birdwatching in Kenya

By Mustafa Adamjee aka The Kenyan Birder* Kenya is one of the most visited countries on the African Continent. Most visitors travel to Kenya for its spectacular Wildebeest migration and Luxurious beaches. But Kenya’s unique geographical range gives it a variety of...
Birdwatching : A Wonderful Hobby

Birdwatching : A Wonderful Hobby

By Dr. Dilip Verma* At times I used to wonder, will I ever witness a Common Tailor Bird building its nest? Well, this pandemic has given me the opportunity to get such a moment. With everything under lockdown, I got time to closely watch Common Tailor Bird and observe...
Conservation

Conservation

By Dhanush N. Reddy* Today there are two main threats to birds in any specific region, habitat loss and deterioration. Of these, root causes of damage to and loss of habitats are complex and often controversial. So what exactly is habitat loss? Well, a bulldozer...
Life Lessons from Birding

Life Lessons from Birding

By Adam Wilson* My wife, Sara, and I started birding just over six years ago while in our mid-thirties. Jumping in wholeheartedly, the hobby became intertwined in our daily routines within the first year. Constantly watching and listening for birds is certainly an...
Spring Is Here! How Do We Know?

Spring Is Here! How Do We Know?

It ‘Calls’ Out To You… Let’s Listen! By Yaman Gogia* In my home city, Gurugram, around this time – in the beginning of March, while a lot of us look forward to long drives and morning runs, and walk without fear of extreme cold winds slapping our face or the fog...