Category Archives: Birds

Photo of the month- Lyrebird Dance


A lyrebird is either of two species of ground-dwelling Australian birds, that form the genus, Menura, and the family Menuridae. They are most notable for their superb ability to mimic natural and artificial sounds from their environment.

Photo of Month Wild turkey

wild turkey

    Photo of the Month- Wild turkey

Photo of the month Eagle Eating its Prey

Eagle Eating its Prey

Eagle Eating its Prey Photographed By: Manisha Nanda, Dehradun

Photo of the Month Indian Ringneck Parrot

Indian  Black Ringneck Parrot

  Indian black ringneck Parrot: Indian black ringneck has a hooked beak, long tail and is more slender in size compared to most parrots. Indian black  ringneck  is about 16 inches in length, including tail, and has a stealthy appearance. Photograph by: Dr Vinod Kumar, Dehradun

Photo of the month Indian Owl

Indian Owl

Indian Owl: Indian Owl at  Jim Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand, India. Photograph by: Dr Vinod Kumar, Dehradun

Photo of the week, Stork Billed Kingfisher, India

Stork Billed Kingfisher

  Stork-billed Kingfisher (Pelargopsis capensis)  Photograph by: Javed Idrish, DIBMN

Indian Vulture (Gyps indicus)

Gyps indicus

Indian Vulture (Gyps indicus) Photo By: Javed Idrish from Dehradun

Migratory Birds at Asan Barrage Uttarakhand: Greylag Goose

Greylag Goose

Migratory Birds at Asan Barrage Uttarakhand: Greylag Goose is the largest and bulkiest of the wild geese native to the UK and Europe. Largest numbers of recoveries are from Greylag Geese ringed in Denmark, Britain and Sweden. In November, the Greylag Goose from areas north of the Caspian Sea and in western Siberia move south to

Spotted Owlet (Athene brama)

Spotted Owlet

The Spotted Owlet (Athene brama) Photographed By: Dr. M. K. Chakraborty, Dehradun

Sparrow (Goraya)


Sparrows: Sparrows (Goraya) were once abundant in the city spaces and rural markets in India. But rising concrete jungles, increasing pollution and now, mobile phone towers are causing them to disappear from the Indian landscape. Goraya is now announced a state bird of Delhi on 6 Oct 2012. The first World Sparrow Day was celebrated