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Osprey of the Vembanad

// November 22nd, 2009 // No Comments » // Eco Watch

As part of the Bird Race 2009 we visited Kumarakam, Kaipuzha Muttu, Thalayazham, Vaikam, Valanthakadu, Kundannur, Maradu, Mattanchery and Fort Kochi. We, me and Jaime, began our birding from Gandhinagar in Kottayam on the morning of Sunday, Nov. 14, 2009. The first call that awakened me was that of a Black-hooded Oriole. Tree pies, Crows, […]

The Black Eagle of Kolukku Malai

// October 31st, 2009 // 2 Comments » // Culture and Ecology, Eco Watch

Last Wednesday (28 October 2009)I began my most awaited journey to Kolukku Malai the highest tea garden in South India well above 2100 Meters in the Western Ghats. It is a Kerala frontier in the Anamalais and borders with Theni district in Tamil Nadu. I started the trip on bike from Rajakumary in the early […]

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