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Tale of Two Swallowtails
Tale of Two Swallowtails We were on a walk along the muddy path to the bridge at River Tern Lodge, Bhadra, with Vijay, who works as a naturalist there. Bhadra Tiger Reserve is a beautiful, dense, green forest which immediately...
Bird Census – Cauvery Wildlife Sanctuary
Bird Census – Cauvery Wildlife Sanctuary The very first Bird Census for the Cauvery Wildlife Sanctuary (CWS) was held from the 10th to the 12th of January, 2014. This census was jointly organised by the Karnataka Forest...
Gliding Marvels of Midnight
Gliding Marvels of Midnight Come night fall, the forest is a whole other world. The atmosphere is rent with peculiar sounds, the forest floor is lit by strange neon lights and the crack of twigs underfoot echo into the night....
Safeguarding the Mahseer
Safeguarding the Mahseer The South-west monsoon gives the cue to these enigmatic creatures; the first rains transmit an exhilarating rush of life into seasonal streams, alluring fish to travel great lengths. What they seek are...
Dr. J.C.Uttangi - Birder Par Excellence
Dr. J.C.Uttangi - Birder Par Excellence 98 year old Uttangi at his residence in Dharwad ...
The Otter River - Kaveri
The Otter River - Kaveri "In our mad rush to reach the few remaining "wild-enough" destinations, we often speed past small towns, hillocks, agricultural fields, village tanks and rivers, without as much as a sideward glance....
Terrestrial Snails of Karnataka
Terrestrial Snails of Karnataka ‘Mollusc' means soft bodied, in Latin. Molluscs belong to the second largest group of animals on the earth after arthropods, with more than 1.5 lakh described species, and many more still...
Chat with Dhritiman
Chat with Dhritiman Why nature photography? I have fond memories of my childhood; I spent those early days of my life like a free bird. Playing for long hours in fields, climbing and hanging from trees, swimming and...
3 Unusual Bird Sightings in Karnataka
3 Unusual Bird Sightings in Karnataka 1. Tickell's Thrush  Turdus unicolor  by Arun S.K in January 2013 at Ganeshgudi Tickell's thrush is a rare bird in Karnataka, known by less than half-a-dozen sightings with...
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