Bandhavgarh, December 2015

Bandhavgarh National Park is one forest that wildlife enthusiasts often look forward to when it comes to seeing and photographing Tigers in the wild. Spreading over an area of 450 sq. kilometers, this pristine deciduous forest is home to a good number of Bengal Tigers and its population density is one of the highest known in … Continue reading Bandhavgarh, December 2015

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A trip to the Mangroves

The Sunderban National Park, spreading over an area of 1,330.12 km² is densely covered by Mangrove forests and is the largest of its kind in the world. The forest is also one of the largest reserves of the Bengal Tiger, and here the Tigers are famous  for their man-eating tendencies and their unique characteristic of swimming in … Continue reading A trip to the Mangroves

Wilderness of West Bengal – Dooars

Dooars are the floodplains and foothills of the eastern Himalayas in North-East India. The name of this region has been derived from the word "Duar" which means "door" and it serves as a gateway to Bhutan from India. In West Bengal, the region of Dooars falls in the district of Jalpaiguri, Alipurduar and Cooch Behar.Most of this … Continue reading Wilderness of West Bengal – Dooars

A weekend birding at Santragachi Jheel!

During winters, the Santragachi Lake becomes a great place for bird photography. Thousands of migratory birds arrive at the lake and there's a lot of bird activity everywhere. Last Sunday, I revisited this place after almost a year and this time I was accompanied by a very good friend and a fellow photographer, Agniprava Nath (Agniprava Nath Photography). … Continue reading A weekend birding at Santragachi Jheel!

Kuldiha Wildlife Sanctuary – 1

Kuldiha Wildlife Sanctuary spreading across an area of 272.75 square kilometers is situated in the district of Balasore, Odisha. The forests of the region cover the Nato hills and the Sukhupada hills merging with the Similipal National Park. The forest houses a variety of wild animals like Asiatic elephants, Leopards, Spotted Deer, Indian Bison, Malabar Giant Squirrels, Sloth … Continue reading Kuldiha Wildlife Sanctuary – 1

Birds of Central Park (Salt lake, Kolkata)

Central Park (Kolkata) situated at Bidhannagar is the second largest open space of kolkata after maidan. Kolkata is one such city that houses a good variety of birds even after being one of the most busiest cities of India, and this place is the perfect example to it ! Here are some pictures from my last … Continue reading Birds of Central Park (Salt lake, Kolkata)

East Kolkata Wetlands

The East Kolkata Wetlands (EKW) comprise a large number of water bodies located in the districts of 24 Parganas North & South. It is situated between 22°25' to 22°40' N and 88°20' to 88°35' E and adjacent to the eastern part of Kolkata bordering the Salt Lake township on the one hand and the upcoming … Continue reading East Kolkata Wetlands