• Kutch
  • Moti Virani

    Background: Drive to the Sahyadris The Drive 9 Jan 2017: Day 9 (Lodai – Moti Virani, 79 km, 2 Hrs) We departed Lodai at 0620 Hrs and drove further west to reach Moti Virani by 0830 Hrs. Jugal Sir was prepared for our arrival and after a quick cup of tea at his homestay, we […]

  • Kutch
  • Lodai

    Background: Drive to the Sahyadris The Drive 7 Jan 2017: Day 7 (LRK – Lodai, 268 km, 5 Hrs) We left Patdi at 0620 Hrs and drove west towards the Great Rann of Kutch. As we drove miles and miles of desert roads without any sign of life, we started realizing the feeling of being […]

  • 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 […]