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Birding in the Nilgiris

// April 14th, 2009 // 2 Comments » // Culture and Ecology

Last week(9th to 12th April 2009) I visited Ooty and the surrounding Nilgiri peaks. The botanical garden and the suburbs of the town are brimming with Oriental white eyes and house sparrows. they are as common as the abundant wild flowers that intoxicate you. Another common bird is jungle myna, so is jungle crow. A […]

Birding the Buddhist Trail

// April 4th, 2009 // No Comments » // Eco Watch

Early morning on Friday(3rd April 2009) we began the journey on a Kawasaki eliminator near Pally purthau kavu of Kodimatha in Kottayam and ended it at Thottappally in Alapuzha district. Plenty of cotton teals, whistling teals and a solitary spot-billed duck were there in Kodimatha marsh at that early hour. Little cormorants and Bronze-winged Jacanas […]

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