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Birds from my Backyard

I woke up in the morning at around 7 am and all I could hear was the sound of chirping birds. But soon I forgot about their existence around me and found myself busy with other things. It was only around 10 am while I was sitting in the veranda reading a book, I noticed … Continue reading

A Trip to Kasol & Tosh: Holi, Snowfall etc.

A trip to Manali is always exciting. The drive from Mandi on wards is always fun and the mesmerizing Kullu valley has lots to offer – the apple orchards, the snow capped mountains, the people and their rituals, the river Beas and its tributaries – a package one can best experience here. This time, I … Continue reading

Bharatpur 2017

Well, there is nothing much to write. I am not a birder so there is no fact and figure that I would like to underline. Besides, Bharatpur is a popular place and all information are readily available. However, I have observed few things in my recent visit. a. Those low floor, bit bulky rickshaws were … Continue reading

Oh Pench……..

This was my first visit to Pench National Park. Unlike all past visits to other national parks/tiger reserves including one crazy drive to Tadoba from Delhi(that was in November 2012 when I teamed up with Dr. Nandy who drove all the way from Delhi to Tadoba and back with almost 48 hours on wheel), this … Continue reading

Birding around Mussoorie – The Queen of the hills

It is most unlikely that I will not go out for birding while visiting a hill station. Even though the things are unplanned and have limited time at hand. So while visiting Mussoorie recently, I went to a place called Could End Resort which is around 5 KM’s away from the city. This resort along with … Continue reading

First Outing with the Winter Birds – Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary and Basai Wetland

After going through many posts on social media and the news report on TOI, I decided to visit Basai on 25th October, Sunday. I reached Basai when the Sun was on its way up  behind the high rises. The wetland is now almost surrounded by concrete buildings and soon Basai will be like a football field … Continue reading