• Kutch
  • Moti Virani

    Background: Drive to the Sahyadris The Drive 9 Jan 2017: Day 9 (Lodai – Moti Virani, 79 km, 2 Hrs) We started our drive at 0620 Hrs and drove further west reaching Moti Virani by 0830 Hrs. Jugal Sir was waiting for us at his homestay where we had a quick cup of tea before […]

  • Kutch
  • Lodai

    Background: Drive to the Sahyadris The Drive 7 Jan 2017: Day 7 (LRK – Lodai, 268 km, 5 Hrs) We commenced our drive from Patdi at 0620 Hrs and drove west towards the Great Rann of Kutch. It was here that we started getting a feel of complete wilderness as we drove past miles and […]

  • Thar
  • Tal Chhapar

    Summary: We drove to Tal Chhapar during the 2015 Christmas weekend. Key birds spotted during the trip were the White-browed Bushchat, Kashmir Flycatcher, Brooks’s Leaf Warbler, Spotted Creeper, Red-tailed Wheatear among others. Travel Dates: 24 Dec 2015 – 27 Dec 2015 Location covered: Tal Chhapar and surroundings Interstate Travel: Self Drive Noida – Gurgaon – […]

  • Thar
  • Desert National Park

    Summary: A short trip was planned to the Dessert National Park with an aim to spot the Great Indian Bustard. Birding was exceptional and some of the key birds spotted were: Great Indian Bustard (Godavan), Macqueen’s Bustard, Trumpeter Finch and Cream-coloured Courser among others. Apart from the excellent birding, we managed to spot several mammals […]