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”

Report: Wildlife of Lonar and Nagzira-Navegaon Tiger Reserve, November 2018

Author: Ravi Kailas (ficustours@gmail.com) This report is based on a natural history oriented tour to the meteor-impact formed Lonar Lake and the Nagzira/Navegaon/Koka wildlife landscape – both lesser visited locations in the vast, central Indian state of Maharashtra. Follow links for map of tour locations and complete picture gallery Dates: 11th to 17th November 2018 Highlights at Nagzira-Navegaon-KokaContinue reading “Report: Wildlife of Lonar and Nagzira-Navegaon Tiger Reserve, November 2018”

Report: Mammals of the Anamalais (South India), Jan-Feb 2019

Author: Ravi Kailas (ficustours@gmail.com) This report is based on a guided mammal watching oriented trip to the Anamalai mountains in the Western Ghats of south India Dates: 31st Jan to 3rd Feb 2019 Tour Locations: In and around the Anamalai Tiger Reserve, including Sethumadai, Top Slip and Valparai. Map of tour locations  Tour Participants: Stuart Chapman andContinue reading “Report: Mammals of the Anamalais (South India), Jan-Feb 2019”

Report: Western Ghats endemic mammals, birds (and more), Spring 2018

Author: Ravi Kailas (ficustours@gmail.com) This is a report based on a guided mammal/birdwatching oriented trip to various locations in the Western Ghats of south India this spring Dates: 25th March to 7th April 2018 (guided portion from 29th March onwards) Tour Locations: Kabini, Bandipur, Sethumadai/Top Slip, Parambikulam, Valparai, Chinnar, Munnar, Thattekad. Map of tour locations The trip wasContinue reading “Report: Western Ghats endemic mammals, birds (and more), Spring 2018”

Report: Birds and Mammals of Ladakh July 2017

Dear All, Do apologise for the long gap from our last post – sharing with you a pictorial report, from a 10 day birdwatching trip organised by Nature India to the Cold Desert of Ladakh. We birded in marshes around Leh, high altitude (4500m or so) lakes/plains of Pangong Tso, Tso Kar and Hanle and theContinue reading “Report: Birds and Mammals of Ladakh July 2017”

Report: Wildlife of Central India Feb 2017

The rarely seen Four-horned Antelope, were relatively common in parts of the Pench Tiger Reserve We invite you view a picture album from a visit to two prominent tiger forests of central India in Feb 2017 – Tadoba in Maharashtra and Pench in Madhya Pradesh/Maharashtra. Highlights included sightings of Tiger, Four-horned Antelope, Leopard, Dhole, Jungle CatContinue reading “Report: Wildlife of Central India Feb 2017”

Wildlife of Sri Lanka December 2016 – a pictorial report

Dear AllWe invite you to view our pictorial report https://goo.gl/photos/csQfD5FyBjRHq9LE6 from a natural history oriented trip to southern Sri Lanka – marine mammal watching in the nutrient rich Indian ocean off the south coast, followed by a visit to the dry coastal forests of Yala National Park – the nation’s most popular park for its abundant wildlife. Highlights includedContinue reading “Wildlife of Sri Lanka December 2016 – a pictorial report”

Report: Wildlife of Corbett NP and Kumaon April 2016

A pictorial report from a natural history oriented trip, primarily with highlights from visits to the Rajaji (Chilla Range) and Corbett National Parks (day visit in the Durga Devi Zone and overnight at the dormitary at the superbly located Sarapduli resthouse in the Dhikala Zone) in the Himalayan foothills of Uttarakhand. Sightings included the big threeContinue reading “Report: Wildlife of Corbett NP and Kumaon April 2016”

Report: Sri Lanka’s Central Highlands and its Wildlife, April 2015

Green Calotes, Singharaja Forest Reserve We do not, as yet, offer trips to Sri Lanka, but we hope this pictorial report from a short personal trip, will inspire interest in our readers to travel with us to visit our hospitable neighbor, filled with spectacular natural riches. For a country so small in size, the amazingContinue reading “Report: Sri Lanka’s Central Highlands and its Wildlife, April 2015”

Report: Wildlife of Kaziranga NP, March 2015 – A pictorial report

Hello all Welcome to all our first time readers (the only kind, since this is our first post), to join us in experiencing, appreciating and to help conserve our considerable, irreplaceable, natural heritage. As a brief introduction, we are a specialist nature travel company for guided birdwatching, wildlife watching and natural history oriented travel toContinue reading “Report: Wildlife of Kaziranga NP, March 2015 – A pictorial report”