Indian Koel Cuckoo – early days with a Crow family

Indian cuckoo, koel, nest, birdwatching in India, urban birds of India

The baby cuckoos are artists in the art of cajoling their step parents! At midday I hear them at their loudest. Two young cuckoos in a crow nest in a thicket across my home make sure they harass the crows enough to get a good supply of food through

28 October, 2010 | Views: 24650

Corbett’s Heritage: Himalayan haven

Mother and Baby Elephant at Jim Corbett National Park, India

Dhanu our guide regaled with information and anecdotes from the jungle. He marvelled at the sensitivity and focus of the foreigners when visiting Corbett.

22 July, 2010 | Views: 8564

Exploring Palace-town Orchha - Madhya Pradesh, India

Jehangir Mahal, Orccha, Madhya Pradesh

If you take the road from Khajuraho to Jhansi, you can't miss this palace cum temple town's skyline to your left as you cross River Betwa. It is fascinating, even from that distance, to say the least. Orccha is 18 km from Jhansi, but seems a world

01 June, 2008 | Views: 15098

An ornithologist is born

Birds too can have dual personalities! Here is one that looks gloomy and unfriendly on the ground but cheerful and bright when she’s flying. There is something distinctly faraway about her, something different from the tropical birds that we

11 May, 2008 | Views: 4848



    Haridwar to Ukhimath and Deoriya taal, Himalaya Photo journal

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