Birding in Jaipur, Rajasthan

Jaipur is the capital city of Rajasthan and mostly famous for its Amber Fort, City Palace etc. But Jaipur has also very good birding sites. Recently, I met great birders based in Jaipur, Mr. Surendra Chouhan and Mr. Raj Chouhan who have been birding in and around Jaipur for last any year. Mr. Raj took […]

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3 Great Indian Bustard Hunters nabbed

Great Indian Bustard ( GIB ) is a critically endangered species whose total count is estimated to be roughly 400 birds. GIB is also state bird of Rajasthan. In recent years, its count has gone down drastically due to habitat loss. But still poaching of GIB has not stopped. What could be a good news […]

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Sparrows Competing with Mynah for Breeding Places

Sparrow is state bird of Delhi and it has been reported that sparrows are now competing with more dominant species Mynah for same breeding places here. “The government may have failed to do enough for sparrow conservation, but Delhiā€™s state bird is trying to make fresh efforts for survival in this highly hostile city. The […]

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Birding at Sitamata Wild Life Sanctuary, Udaipur

On Saturday 29th June 2013, we, me, Mr. Durgesh Sharma, Anil Rodgers and Mr. Saket Sarupriya went to Aram Pura, Sitamata Wild Life Sanctuary, in order to see Flying Squirrel. Unfortunately, we could not see Flying Squirrel as we arrived little late and they did not come out in the late evening. To reach Aram […]

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