The lesser-frequented tranquil coastal Karnataka provides a once-in-a lifetime experience to avid birders with a feast of passerine and pelagic avifauna. While planning a trip for the December 2018 break, we zeroed in on coastal Karnataka primarily for its avian residents.
The NilgiriLangur, often overlooked in preference of its popular cousin, the Lion tailed Macaque, is found in the hill ranges of Palni, Anamalais and Coorg in the Nilgiri range. The Montane Sholas and rolling grasslands of Nilgiri Hills or Blue
A recent scientific study on the Tape seagrass (Enhalus acoroides), which has the longest leaves found in Indian waters and is a major carbon sink in the oceans has been published in the Journal of Threatened Taxa. A population decline has
Life can be interesting as well as calm nestled in the lap of the Himalayas. Landour, looking benignly from above, on the tourist beloved Mussoorie, has an enchanting tale to tell. Thunder rumbles as the clouds sweep in, sealing off the
Flowers and crops around the world have an equal right to brag, be it for nutrition or beautific value. Pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum) (Location of Photograph: Banda University of Agriculture and Technology, Banda, U.P.) Picture courtesy: Dr. Pankaj Kumar Ojha, Assistant Professor, BUAT,
The Biodiversity of Satpura has many tales to tell, with the forest unpretentiously growing on the traveller’s psyche till its captures the heart of those who wander in the beckoning woods. “There is pleasure in the pathless woods” said Lord Byron.
A birding trip to Chopta and Tunganath in the Western Himalayan landscape unfolded true gems and memories to treasure for posterity. When I heard of an upcoming birding trip to Chopta, Uttarkhand, my wife and I signed up at once. A