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
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..!
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