Macrolicious Amboli

Macrolicious Amboli

Come monsoon season; it is the best time to go out exploring for reptiles & amphibians, and we at Wild India Eco Tours decided to visit Amboli this time. Mixed with rain & fog, the weather was fantastic throughout; add to it some fantastic sightings of 6 snake species including the Cat Snake & Striped Coral Snake; over 10 frog species including the Malabar gliding frog, Dancing frog & Amboli toad Read more

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

tete-a-tete with an Indian Wolf

tete-a-tete with an Indian Wolf

It was yet another bird-watching session in Pune outskirts; and again in the arid grassland habitats. Its been around 6-8 months we have been visiting these habitats and we have been pleasantly surprised with the wide variety of wildlife these grasslands have to offer. This time was no different, rather it was our best outing in the grasslands till date as we got blessed by nature to observe the Apex predator of grasslands –  Indian Wolf (Canis lupus pallipes). 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

Snakes, Frogs & Macro.. in Goa!

Snakes, Frogs & Macro.. in Goa!

Since the day I had planned for this trip, I was scared as well as super-excited; and finally the day was here. I had always been wary of snakes.. hence did take me sometime to convince myself that I have to do this trip. So how was the trip..? All I can say is that it is the closest I have been to nature till date.. As soon as I entered Goa, the fresh air, the green landscapes and cloudy weather greeted me;  Read more