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[27 Mar 2011 | 6 Comments | ]
Birding Trip – Masinagudi and Thrissur Kole Wetlands

Recently me, Anil (Neelakandan) and a few other members of Discover Planet Intl. had a trip to Masinagudi and Thrissure Kole wetlands. The trip was conducted in two consecutive weekends.  A clear route map and preferred birding spots were already prepared which was very helpful to make it a huge success.
We took a slightly different route to accommodate maximum birding spots which really get paid off. I am sharing you a few images which I managed to click during these trips. It’s my pleasure to share these for your valuable suggestions and …

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[28 Sep 2010 | No Comment | ]
News: First Oceanic Bird Survey in Kerala

Glad to let you all know about the Oceanic Bird Survey, first of its kind in Kerala – conducted jointly by Kerala Birder and Malabar Natural History Society. This is a great initiative for sure, a bit late but better than never. We on behalf of ‘Birds of Kerala’ appreciate the team for successfully conducting this survey. We hope more and more such expeditions will be conducted in coming months at various places. Climate and seasons plays a vital role in spotting and occurrences of certain species. A single survey …

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[22 Sep 2010 | No Comment | ]
Bird Watching Camp at Muthanga – Oct 2nd & 3rd, 2010

The Wildlife Department, in connection with Wildlife Week, is organising a two-day birdwatching camp for students in the district at Muthanga on October 2 and 3. Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary warden has said the department will provide free food and accommodation for 20 students. Phone: 9495244170 and 9747442794.
Courtesey: http://hindu.com/2010/09/21/stories/2010092159170300.htm

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[2 Sep 2010 | No Comment | ]
Birding trip to Ooty

Birds of kerala is organizing a birding trip to the queen of hill stations “Ooty“.  Ooty is located in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu which is a part of the western ghats and part of the Nilgiris. Dhodapeta Peak, one of the highest in the Nilgiris is found here. Many colourful species of birds endemic to the high altitudes of the Western ghats can be found here.

The Journey will start at September 17th 2010 evening and will end at September 19th 2010. The main focus of this trip will be Bird photography and Landscape photography.
Species …

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[17 Aug 2010 | No Comment | ]
The 3rd Great Himalayan Bird Count, Winter of 2010

This seems to be a great opportunity for the Bird watchers and enthusiasts. : ACTION & RESEARCH FOR CONSERVATION IN HIMALAYAS (ARCH) is conducting “The 3rd Great Himalayan Bird Count, Winter of 2010” in 27th to 30th of October, 2010. The venue will be at Dehradun and is with the support of Forest Department, Govt. of Uttarakhand. The details are as follows:

“The 3rd Great Himalayan Bird Count, Winter of 2010” which is planned on 36 most popular trekking trails situated in the river-valleys of Tons; Yamuna; Bhagirithi; Bhilingna; Ganga; …