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Asani Bhaduri, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Molecular and Computational Biology, better known as a Half-mad K-no-w-mad is back with his much-awaited Junglimericks, with a special edition on birds. Happy days are gone Lamented the Red-headed Trogon These idiots play bird call With those apps they install We

Balconies can be portals to many magical worlds. Shweta Mukundan discovers one such world in her neighbouring Laburnum tree, which consistently treats her senses via its incredible bird life. Balconies are great vantage points to witness what goes in the world outside.

A delightful member of the bulbul family of passerines, the Red-vented bulbul (Pycnonotus cafer) are highly vocal with a sweet melodic voice. The red colour of their name is difficult to see hidden beneath their tale. They are classified as “Least Concern”

The 7-year-old Kanan Bishnoi shows her appreciation of the beautiful Munia with a heartfelt poem.   When I wake up in the morning, Many birds are calling, The Munia is picking up the grass, For her babies she forecasts, All the grass she can amass, She makes

The signals sent in the natural world may seem strange to us, but are actually very clever means of communication. "I just couldn’t get through to you, the signal was too weak.” This remark is oft heard today when our cell

Mesmerising eyes and a sharp call, meet the beautiful yet petite hunter in the raptors family -  the shikra (Accipiter badius). After a prolonged period of illness, I take this opportunity to write about another beautiful bird spotted in Nhava Sheva

An early morning trip to Hoskote lake led to attending an impromptu concert put on by a Red Munia. This incident occurred one early morning in November 2019. My usual habit of visiting the lakes around Bangalore led me that early