Butterflies of Assam

I had prepared this video for a wildlife NGO that I was volunteering with for a short writing project. Since it was never published for some reason, I’m taking the liberty and adding it to the blog here.

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Dragonfly and Happiness

‘Dragonflies are kisses from heaven’

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World Oceans Day: Must-see Ocean Documentaries

How beautiful the oceans and seas make our planet look from above. The first time I had flown over the Bay of Bengal which is the northeastern part of the Indian Ocean, I was stunned to look down at the cool blue expanse dotted with islands. Here’s a tiny video clip of what I saw that day.

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Environment Day, Every Day

Since June 5th is celebrated as World Environment Day, but every day is really a day to care about it and work towards its betterment, I thought I’ll just share some lovely pictures of our wonderful environments.

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Greater Coucals Lunching Together

Have seen one hopping around and keep hearing its deep voice almost every day. And finally, today saw a pair of Greater Coucals feasting, each preferring a different dish.

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Red-whiskered Bulbul: The Garden Songbird

It’s been raining on and off and the weather is cool under the influence of Cyclone Tauktae raging in the Arabian Sea. It’s dark, windy, and raining intermittently. It doesn’t feel like May, doesn’t feel like summer.

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Birdwatching from Balcony

Lockdown continues…

All the scary, sad and depressing news around, has got me a little anxious. But, I must try to stay calm and focused.

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World Migratory Bird Day: Celebrating the Avian Beauties

World Migratory Bird Day – a relatable day for every bird lover. Though, for a birder, every day is a bird day.

May 8th is celebrated globally as Migratory Bird Day, to raise awareness and a need to conserve these winter visitors some of whom even fly hundreds of thousands of kilometers.

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Home of a Sunbird

Something beautiful happened! Though I walked/jogged around the same track almost every day, it was only this day that I noticed a nest when a beautiful sunbird flew out of it! Home of a sunbird!

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Achatina Fulica – Giant African Land Snail

It had been raining for the entire week. One fine morning when the sky looked clear, I stepped out for a morning stroll. The pathways, trees, gardens and grass were all still damp from the previous day’s downpour, but there was a refreshing feeling to it.

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