Pallas’s Cat, Tibetan Fox, Tibetan Gazelle and more, Ladakh July 2022: Trip Report

Author: Ravi Kailas (ficustours@gmail.com) Locations visited Tso Kar; Hanle; Nubra Valley; Dras A visit to Ladakh this summer, primarily exploring the Chanthang Plains of Eastern Ladakh, but also parts of Central and Western Ladakh produced a number of Tibetan Plateau mammalian specialities including multiple sightings of Tibetan Sand Fox, Tibetan Gazelle and Tibetan Wolf asContinue reading “Pallas’s Cat, Tibetan Fox, Tibetan Gazelle and more, Ladakh July 2022: Trip Report”

Spiti Valley, including Kibber Wildlife Sanctuary, September 2019: A trip report

Author: Ravi Kailas Breathtaking (a touch of altitude sickness induced pun intended), the apt adjective for my visit to the high altitude, the trans-Himalayan cold desert region of Spiti, in September last year. As is typical on my trips, the focus was on the region\’s wildlife and I had great hopes for plenty of HimalayanContinue reading “Spiti Valley, including Kibber Wildlife Sanctuary, September 2019: A trip report”

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”