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Here is a recap of the best of the best from the year gone by. 2019, while having its ups and downs,  has been a wonderful journey for us, and we invite you to glance again with fondness for the

One of the rarest birds of prey in the world, the magnificent Philippine Eagle is not simply a threatened species on the islands, but also an important symbol of biodiversity and wildlife conservation in the country. Like a lovely set of

Duck, duck, goose! Read about bird watching, especially the duck or rather- the anatids, and various other trivia in the first of a double article by Sumit Sen with illustrations by the talented Rohan Chakravarty. Anatids Anatids are distributed worldwide, except for

Opportunistic hunters, kites are frequently seen soaring and circling the skies in search of their prey. These diurnal raptors are the subject of the next in the series of bird life in Nhava. One of the oldest marine institutes in India at

After the infamous diclofenac debacle that caused the most plunging decline of vultures in the history of South Asia, another brand-new threat rears its ugly head. This feature investigates how common antimicrobial treatments meted to livestock affect and jeopardize surviving populations

The shallow Maguri wetland near Dibru-Saikhowa National Park in Assam is a lesser known destination but a haven of birds and aquatic beauties. It is still a virgin destination, connected with the Dibru River and surrounded by villages on three

 Lao Tzu has said that “Nature does not hurry, yet everything gets accomplished”. All we need to do is to look and observe, and act upon the lesson learnt from wildlife that is openly flaunted , accessible and waiting for

A cockatoo is classified as one of the 21 parrot species belonging to the family Cacatuidae, the only family in the super family Cacatuoidea or talking birds. The macaws are colorful parrots from the American continents, often considered to be

The Indian nightjar (Caprimulgusasiaticus) is a small crepuscular bird with a distinctive call. Most usually found in open woodland, scrub, and cultivation and sometimes roads, it usually sits on the ground or low trees and is not found on high perches. Birdlife is

The Atlantic puffin (Fraterculaarctica), also known as the common puffin, is a species of seabird in the auk family. The only puffin native to the Atlantic Ocean, their conservation status in the IUCN list is  Vulnerable (Population decreasing). After a lonely winter, Skomer