amazing wilderness of Pench…

amazing wilderness of Pench…

Pench National Park has been the latest addition to list of wildlife excursions across India at Wild India Eco Tours. We did our 1st tour to Pench recently (1st weekend of June 2016) and it turned out to be a fantastic trip as the group witnessed some lovely sightings along with good photographic opportunities to capture variety of birds and mammals, including the majestic Bengal Tiger, Wild Dogs (Dholes) and Golden Jackals. We also managed to sight and identify over 50 species of birds – key sightings included 3 species of Vultures, Brown-capped Pygmy Woodpecker, Indian Scops Owl and more… Read more

Weekend Birding @ Bhigwan & Veer dam

Weekend Birding @ Bhigwan & Veer dam

A weekend getaway to Bhigwan & Veer dam – this tour with Wild India Eco Tours was the 1st of 2016. We had a lovely time in these two days sighting over 70 species of birds with some key sightings of the Greater White-fronted Goose, Bar-headed Geese, Demoiselle Cranes, Peregrine Falcon, Greater Spotted Eagle, Indian Coursers & Small Pratincoles. Read more

Bird-watching at Akshi – Day trip from Pune

Bird-watching at Akshi – Day trip from Pune

The winter has arrived and so have the migratory birds. A quick bird-watching excursion to Akshi beach resulted in observing some lovely bird species which included four lifers – Great Knots, Bar-tailed Godwit, Dunlin and Caspian Gulls. Some other key highlights were the Terek & Curlew Sandpipers, Whimbrel, Whiskered Terns and Ruddy Turnstones.  Read more

Bonelli’s & the Chinkara – A spectacular wildlife moment..!

Bonelli’s & the Chinkara – A spectacular wildlife moment..!

Nature has its own way of things.. and we did come across one such unique wildlife moment during a recent bird-watching trip. It was a regular bird-watching outing on a weekend and with Amur falcons on their migration path to Africa, me and my friend Sandip were off to Pune-outskirts to try our luck. We did not see the Amur falcons; but what we saw was something to be cherished for life. Read more