Mar 062014

Leaf-nosed Bat (Hipposideros sp) species is endemic to South Asia where it is widely distributed. It has been recorded from sea level to an elevation of around 1,000 m asl. Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, tolerance of a broad range of habitats, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to

Nov 022013
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary

I always had a desire to photograph One Horned Rhino & Water Buffalo. It got materialised as we planned to visit Pakke Tiger Reserve in Arunachal Pradesh for Pakke Bird Count. Nearest airport was Guwahati , so planned exclusive for photographing Adjutant Storks at Dipor Bil & Rhino at Pobitora WLS as we could not

Jan 032012
Garole Sheep – Bi-annual lambing

Garole, a precious sheep breed from West Bengal an eastern province of India, is having some outstanding genetic potentiality such as high fecundity and lambing frequency. Its prolificacy, lambing frequency, disease resistance and other extraordinary merits is rarely observed in any other sheep breeds of the world. Garole Sheep Garole weighs around 12-15Kgs in adult, It

Dec 282011
Jayamangali Black Buck Reserve – Maidanahalli

Jayamangali Black Buck Reserve was a long pending trip on my wishlist. Day just came as Deepa Mohan initiated a day trip & I confirmed immediately. Jayamangali (formerly called as Maidanahalli) is in Madhugiri taluk, Tumkur district of Karnataka. This place is appox 140Kms from Bangalore where availability of food & drinking water is absolutely