Raptors galore @ Tal Chhapar & Jorbeer

Raptors galore @ Tal Chhapar & Jorbeer

For someone wants to observe the “birds of prey” up-close, Tal Chhapar and Jorbeer in Rajasthan are two names that come to mind. We had our Wild India Eco Tours trip to these areas in February this year and we were surely not disappointed, inspite of the overcast weather. We sighted over 80 species with three species each of the Vultures, falcons, eagles, two species of buzzards that included some rare birds like the Saker Falcon, Long-legged Buzzard along with Indian Spotted Creeper Read more

Bird-watching trip to Solapur grasslands

Bird-watching trip to Solapur grasslands

After a splendid trip to Dandeli, I had another trip scheduled; this time to Solapur with Wild India Eco Tours. This was my 1st birding trip with a group that is into arranging wildlife trips across India. I was not really sure what to expect as I had never been on such a trip before. My journey started with boarding the Siddheshwar express at 2:30 AM from Pune station. Everyone else had boarded the train from Mumbai and fortunately we all were in the same boogie. We arrived in Solapur at around 7:00 AM and were picked up by Kumar; who was our guide for the next two days. Read more