Tag: Birdwatching

  • A Morning of Birding: Inspiring next generation of nature enthusiasts

    A Morning of Birding: Inspiring next generation of nature enthusiasts

    Gunjana Boruah & Nirjesh Gautam* Millions of people worldwide engage in the popular hobby of birdwatching, commonly referred to as birding. It is an engaging hobby that enables people to get in touch with nature, appreciate it, and explore the complex world of avian diversity and behaviour.  Join us as we share our memorable birding…

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  • Birding in the Wetlands

    Birding in the Wetlands

    Merlyn Antony “Hope” is the thing with feathers – That perches in the soul – And sings the tune without the words – And never stops – at all – – Emily Dickinson As the birds’ chirps flooded the morning sky, the students of MAED (M.A. in Environment and Development) along with PhD scholars at…

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  • Conservation Through Citizen Science

    Conservation Through Citizen Science

    Himanshu Choudhery Worldwide, the field of biological conservation has been increasingly seeing the involvement of people of all ages. From amateur wildlife explorers to the more experienced ones, everyone is actively contributing to the conservation of biodiversity. This active participation and collaboration of the general public with professionals in scientific research is known as citizen science.…

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  • Avid Birding in Covid Times: Experience from Guwahati

    Avid Birding in Covid Times: Experience from Guwahati

    Fizala Tayebulla This post is a personal account of birds that I have curated from my “Corona_Birding_Ghy” photo album. I understand that maybe not everyone is crazed about birding as an activity. It is tedious, often accompanied by neck strain from looking upwards through branches of tall trees for long periods (or until one is…

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  • Birding from my Balcony

    Birding from my Balcony

    Ajay Immanuel Gonji Growing up as a child, I loved animals and birds. One of my first experiences watching animals was when my dad would take me around our neighbourhood on the scooter showing me cows and buffaloes. At home, the pets I grew up with included fishes, ducks, chickens, rabbits, dogs, mynas, pigeons, parakeets…

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  • Campus Bird Count 2017

    Campus Bird Count 2017

    The Centre for Urban Ecology and Sustainability (CUES) participated in the 2017 Campus Bird Count (CBC) held between 17 February and 20 February, counting birds at the Dheerpur, Rohini, Karampura and Kashmere Gate campuses of Ambedkar University Delhi (AUD). Prior to the event, an orientation was conducted by Prof. Geetha Venkataraman on 15 February 2017.…

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