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
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
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
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!
It was a lazy afternoon and young Ravi was on his roof. He was busy scattering grains and feeding the sparrows when suddenly, his neighbor yelled "Look ! There's the new gang!". Ravi quickly looked around and saw something that he had never seen before. Right in front of his eyes were the "Hanumans of Kolkata", jumping … Continue reading The new gang in town !