Great Indian Bustard egg hatches under protective watch

Great Indian Bustard (GIB), known as Godawan in Rajasthan in its local language, is critically endangered species found in Desert National Park in Rajasthan near Jaisalmer. Recently, it is reported that, After a gap of nearly six years, a Great Indian Bustard egg hatched in Desert National Park area with forest officials succeeding in protecting […]

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New Birds discovered in Udaipur after 30 years

Birders based in Udaipur, Dr. Durgesh Sharma, HOD, Deptt. of Zoology, Govt PG College, Chottorgarh, Mr. Vijendra Prakash Parmar, Mr. Anil Rodgers and Uttam Pegu found Oriental Pratincole in Ghadhel Talab in Ghasa Village, near Udaipur in Rajasthan. Image Credit: Uttam Pegu They saw this bird Oriental PRatincole on 18 May 2014 which was seen […]

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New bird species recorded in Andamans

Two new bird species have been recorded in Andaman and Nicobar Islands recently recorded two new species of birds — the Great Short-Toed Lark and the Blue and White Flycatcher by Researchers at the Zoological Survey of India (ZSI), according to reports. K. Venkataraman, Director, ZSI, told The Hindu that the first bird was sighted […]

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Pallas’s Fish Eagle Recorded in Udaipur

For the first time, Pallas’s Fish Eagle has been recorded in Udaipur region. It was sighted on 22 September 2013 and photographed by Mr. Gunvinder Singh, Mr. Vijendra Prakash Parmar and myself. According to veteran birder based in Udaipur, Mr. Sharad Agrawal, this is the first record of this Eagle in Udaipur area. Image Credit: […]

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