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Here is the second in our series of occasional bird links (see earlier post here) – we list some interesting articles from India and around the world. Do write in if you have a suggestion: skimmer@birdcount.in Ever been confused by changing bird names, definition of species, splitting and lumping of species, and all the controversies behind it? Take a look at… read more »

Bird links 24Nov17




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Cross-posted from http://ebird.org/content/india/news/using-ebird-india-portal/ If you are an eBirder from India, please ensure that your lists are tagged as part of the eBird India portal, and you will be helping India meet its international biodiversity commitments. How so? Read on to find out! What is the eBird India portal? The eBird India portal was launched on 15 August 2015. The India… read more »

Using eBird through the India portal


In this new series, we will feature interesting articles about birds from India and around the world. Do write in if you have a suggestion: skimmer@birdcount.in Much to learn, appreciate and admire about this article on the Beauty and Biology of Egg Colour. And while we’re on the topic of bird eggs, do take a look at this wonderful visualization… read more »

Bird links 22Jul17


For the fourth year in succession, a one day workshop on Bird Monitoring in Kerala was held at Centre for Wildlife Studies, College of Forestry, Kerala Agricultural University, Thrissur on 12 June 2017 . About 100 birdwatchers and nature enthusiasts, representing various organisations in Kerala participated in the workshop. Participants from Kerala represented Cochin Natural History Society (CNHS), Malabar Natural… read more »

Kerala Bird Monitoring Workshop June 2017











Endemic Bird Day 2017 is scheduled for 13 May 2017 and just as last year, there is a series of short quizzes to be answered in the run up to the main event. Here’s the first quiz: Based on the three clues given below, can you guess which subcontinental endemic is being referred to? (Note: The slideshow requires javascript to… read more »

Endemic Bird Day: Quiz 1


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It’s May and with most of the winter migrants back in their breeding grounds, it is the best time to focus on birds resident in the country. As every year, Endemic Bird Day 2017 is all about celebrating and documenting the birds endemic to the Indian subcontinent. The Endemic Bird Day coincides with the Global Bird Day, but in India, this time… read more »

Endemic Bird Day 2017





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We are delighted to announce a new kind of birding challenge this month — to fill birding gaps. The understanding of Indian avifauna is limited by the lack of knowledge of distribution and seasonality of Indian birds. This is also reflected on eBird, where large parts of India remain under-represented or are completely unbirded! 110 districts have no eBirding data… read more »

November 2016 Gap-filling Challenge