Asiatic Golden Cat! Eaglenest WLS & Assam, March 2022: Trip Report

A trip report following a visit to Eaglenest Wildlife Sanctuary in March 2022, highlighting the sighting of the rarely seen Asiatic Golden Cat

Bugun Liochicla, Hairy-footed Flying Squirrel, Arunachal Macaque and more: Eaglenest WLS Dec 2021

Author: Ravi Kailas Dates: 25th to 30th Dec 2021 This off-peak season to Eaglenest WLS in western Arunachal Pradesh, turned out duly interesting, with this globally acclaimed birding haven, oozing out its treasure trove of local specialities, including a duo from the only known population of Bugun Liochicla on Earth, the lovely Ward’s Trogon, BeautifulContinue reading “Bugun Liochicla, Hairy-footed Flying Squirrel, Arunachal Macaque and more: Eaglenest WLS Dec 2021”

Manas NP, Assam: A Trip Report from a visit in December 2019

Author: Ravi Kailas (ficustours@gmail.com) Dates: 11th to 15th December 2019 What was meant to be a very brief visit to Manas last December, turned out longer, thanks to the intricacies of India’s vibrant democracy and politics. I could have, after 2 nights here, travelled as planned though, to Kakoijana Reserve Forest, then onward to Kaziranga NPContinue reading “Manas NP, Assam: A Trip Report from a visit in December 2019”

Report: Birds and wildlife of Maguri Beel, Dihing Patkai and Namdapha, March 2019

Author: Ravi Kailas (ficustours@gmail.com) A birding tour to the famed wetland/Terai grassland of Maguri Beel (Dibru-Saikhowa NP), Dihing Patkai WS (among the last remaining lowland evergreen forest in NE India) and the biodiverse, but troubled Namdapha NP in the foothills of Eastern Himalayas revealed some fantastic species including, Red-headed Trogon, White-crowned Forktail, Sapphire Flycatcher, PaleContinue reading “Report: Birds and wildlife of Maguri Beel, Dihing Patkai and Namdapha, March 2019”

Report: Birding in Mishmi Hills, Arunachal Pradesh, March 2018

Author: Ravi Kailas This is brief note from a bird-watching oriented trip to Roing Grasslands and Mishmi Hills (Dibang Wildlife Sanctuary), in the Eastern Himalayas of Arunachal Pradesh  Please follow link for a complete picture gallery from this trip Dates: 17th to 23rd March 2018 Locations: Roing Grasslands – Sally Lake – Mishmi Foothills – Tiwari Gaon – CoffeeContinue reading “Report: Birding in Mishmi Hills, Arunachal Pradesh, March 2018”