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May 2020

Endemic Bird Day 2020

9 May

When: 9 May 2020 What: An occasion to document the endemic (and other) birds around you How: Watch birds for at least 5 min; upload the full list to eBird; repeat as often as you can during the day Where: Anywhere! But given the continuing lockdown, your garden or balcony or rooftop is the best place   Welcome to India's 6th edition of Endemic Bird Day on 9 May 2020!  It is a day to document the endemic or near endemic…

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February 2020

Great Backyard Bird Count 2020

14 February - 17 February

 GBBC 2020 | Bird Walks & Talks (Registration form) | Resources | Contacts | Campus Bird Count 2020 NEW: GBBC & CBC 2020 Results Please upload all your lists by the end of February, so that we can compile a final summary shortly after.   What GBBC India is the Indian implementation of the global Great Backyard Bird Count, which runs for 4 days every February. Indian birders have participated in the GBBC since the event went worldwide in 2013.…

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Campus Bird Count 2020

14 February - 17 February

GBBC 2020 | Bird Walks & Talks (Registration form) | Resources | Contacts | Campus Bird Count 2020 Please upload lists by the end of February, so that we can compile a final summary shortly after.     Do you study, work or live on a campus of some form? Are you interested in birds? If so, the GBBC Campus Bird Count is for you! Skip to: Campus Registration form | List of participating campuses What The Campus Bird Count is a sub-event…

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January 2020

Pongal Bird Count 2020

16 January - 19 January

Tamilbirds > Pongal Bird Count > Pongal Bird Count 2019 Media Coverage (see here) Using eBird - A beginner’s guide to listing (in English | in Tamil - PDF, JPEG) Some Common Birds of Tamil Nadu-A Bilingual Pictorial Guide (PDF, JPEG) Press Release (In English | In Tamil), Bird Photos for Press (Download here) District Coordinators (See here) Event Posters by  Boopathy Srinivasan –  (Download mobile optimized posters in Tamil | in English - PDF format) What The Pongal Bird Count, an initiative of…

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பொங்கல் பறவைகள் கணக்கெடுப்பு2020

16 January - 19 January

Tamilbirds > Pongal Bird Count > பொங்கல் பறவைகள் கணக்கெடுப்பு 2020   ஊடகங்களில் - (இங்கே காண்க) eBird ஓர் அறிமுகம் - PDF, JPEG தமிழகப் பொதுப் பறவைகள் சில - PDF, JPEG ஊடகங்களுக்கான செய்திக் குறிப்பு (Press Release) (இங்கே காண்க) பறவைகளின் படங்கள் (ஊடகங்களுக்காக)   (இங்கே காண்க) மாவட்ட ஒருங்கிணைப்பாளர்கள் (இங்கே காண்க) விளம்பரத்தாள் -  ஓவியம்  Boopathy Srinivasan –  (Download mobile optimized poster in Tamil | in English - PDF format)     பொங்கல் பறவைகள் கணக்கெடுப்பு 2020 தமிழகப் பறவைகளின் பரவல், தற்போதைய நிலை, அவை வாழுமிடங்களின் நிலை முதலியவற்றை தொடர்ந்து கண்காணிக்க ஆண்டுதோறும் பொங்கல் நாட்களில் நடத்தப்படுவதே பொங்கல் பறவைகள் கணக்கெடுப்பு. எப்போது இந்த ஆண்டு ஜனவரி 16 முதல்…

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November 2019

Pakshi Saptah 2019

5 Nov 2019 - 12 Nov 2019

Maharashtra Pakshimitra is calling all birders in Maharashtra and other states to participate in their 8-day long birding event called Pakshi Saptah (Bird Week).  Logo credit: Amol Sawant, Akola, MH Since 2017, Maharashtra Pakshimitra has been celebrating Pakshi Saptah to commemorate the birthdays of two renowned ornithologists from India: Dr. Salim Ali (12 Nov) and Mr. Maruti Chitampalli (5 Nov). After overwhelming participation and enthusiastic response from bird lovers across Maharashtra, the tradition continues in its third year too. All…

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October 2019

Wild Bird Day 2019

19 Oct 2019

Last October, we launched a new event called Wild Bird Day. On that single day, birders from 27 States in India uploaded 26,678 observations in 1,623 birdlists, documenting around 569 species. This year the same event will be held on 19 October 2019. Can birders across India surpass the last year's results -- both in effort (number of birders, number of lists) and in species documented? This day also coincides with the global event – October Big Day --  where…

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September 2019

Global Bird Rescue 2019

30 Sep 2019 - 6 Oct 2019

Birds getting injured or dying after colliding with glass windows, walls, power lines, and other man-made structures has always been a topic of deep concern amongst the general public but solid documentation is lacking. To better document which species are affected in India, and in what circumstances, Bird Count India is partnering with a citizen science initiative called Global Bird Rescue (GBR) from 30 September to 6 October 2019. During this week, participants will walk around their neighbourhoods, scan the ground to…

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Onam Bird Count 2019

13 Sep 2019 - 16 Sep 2019

As a part of ongoing effort of Common Bird Monitoring Program (CBMP) of Green Partner’s Program from Social Forestry Wing, an Onam Bird Count is being organized on 13th - 16th September 2019. For an analysis of Onam Bird Count of previous years, please see here For those people who participated in February CBMP or previous Onam Bird Count, there is absolutely no difference in methodology or protocol. Please try to upload as many 15 minute lists into eBird (ebird.org/india) during those four…

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May 2019

Endemic Bird Day 2019

4 May 2019

After a highly successful Great Backyard Bird Count and Campus Bird Count, we are now looking forward to your participation, in India’s 5th edition of Endemic Bird Day on May 4 2019! It is a day to document the endemic or near endemic birds of our subcontinent. Take a look at the excel link for the list of all the 230 endemics of South Asia (as listed on eBird). This day also coincides with the Global Big Day, a worldwide event…

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February 2019

Campus Bird Count 2019

15 Feb 2019 - 18 Feb 2019

<!-- Place this within the tag or just before the end of your tag. --> https://awesome-table.com/AwesomeTableInclude.js GBBC 2019 | Bird Walks & Talks (Registration form) | Resources | Contacts | Campus Bird Count 2019 NEW: GBBC & CBC 2019 Results: Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4 Please upload any remaining lists by the end of February, so that we can compile a final summary, shortly after.     Do you study, work or live on a campus…

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Great Backyard Bird Count 2019

15 Feb 2019 - 18 Feb 2019

 GBBC 2019 | Bird Walks & Talks (Registration form) | Resources | Contacts | Campus Bird Count 2019 NEW: GBBC & CBC 2019 Results Please upload any remaining lists by the end of February, so that we can compile a final summary, shortly after.   <!-- Place this within the tag or just before the end of your tag. --> What GBBC India is the Indian implementation of the global Great Backyard Bird Count, which runs for 4 days…

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January 2019

பொங்கல் பறவைகள் கணக்கெடுப்பு 2019

14 Jan 2019 - 17 Jan 2019

Tamilbirds > Pongal Bird Count > பொங்கல் பறவைகள் கணக்கெடுப்பு 2019   பொங்கல் பறவைகள் கணக்கெடுப்பு 2019 அறிக்கை(இங்கே) ஊடங்கங்களில்….(இங்கே) eBird ஓர் அறிமுகம் - PDF, JPEG தமிழகப் பொதுப் பறவைகள் சில - PDF, JPEG ஊடகங்களுக்கான செய்திக் குறிப்பு (Press Release) (இங்கே) பறவைகளின் படங்கள் (ஊடகங்களுக்காக) (இங்கே) விளம்பரத்தாள் - மருதம் பள்ளி மாணவர்கள் - (Download mobile optimized poster in Tamil | in English)   பொங்கல் பறவைகள் கணக்கெடுப்பு 2019 தமிழகப் பறவைகளின் பரவல், தற்போதைய நிலை, அவை வாழுமிடங்களின் நிலை முதலியவற்றை தொடர்ந்து கண்காணிக்க ஆண்டுதோறும் பொங்கல் நாட்களில் நடத்தப்படுவதே பொங்கல் பறவைகள் கணக்கெடுப்பு. எப்போது இந்த ஆண்டு ஜனவரி 14 முதல் 17 வரை…

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Pongal Bird Count 2019

14 Jan 2019 - 17 Jan 2019

Tamilbirds > Pongal Bird Count > Pongal Bird Count 2019   Pongal Bird Count 2019 – Report (Download PDF here) Media Coverage (Here) Using eBird - A beginner’s guide to listing (in English | in Tamil - PDF, JPEG) Some Common Birds of Tamil Nadu-A Bilingual Pictorial Guide (PDF, JPEG) Press Release (In English | In Tamil), Bird Photos for Press (Download here) Event Posters by Marudam Farm School students –  (Download mobile optimized posters in Tamil | in English)     What The…

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October 2018

Wild Bird Day 2018

6 Oct 2018

Wildlife Week is celebrated in India every year between 2 and 8 October. In addition to the talks, filmshows, painting competitions and other activities, here is chance to help document and monitor part of our precious natural heritage. In 2018, mark Wildlife Week by going out and counting birds on WILD BIRD DAY! WHEN 6 Oct 2018 WHERE Anywhere in the country HOW Go birding at your home, in your neighbourhood, at a local forest or wetland -- anywhere that…

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September 2018

International Vulture Awareness Day at Ramadevarabetta Vulture Sanctuary, Karnataka

1 Sep 2018 07:00 - 12:00
International Vulture Awareness Day

Join us at Ramadevarabetta Vulture Sanctuary this Saturday 1 September to celebrate vultures and see some of the efforts that are being made to halt their drastic decline, as Karnataka's contribution to International Vulture Awareness Day. The morning programme includes a public nature walk, including vulture observation*, and short talks about the vulture crisis and conservation measures, at the Ramadevarabetta Vulture Sanctuary near Ramnagara. It starts at 7am for the walk and 9:30am for the talks, which will include: Ramadevarabetta…

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August 2018

Onam Bird Count 2018

31 Aug 2018 05:30 - 3 Sep 2018 19:30

Have a thought for birds - let us together find out how birds are coping with floods. There has been a postponement of the count by one week from the original date announced due to the disastrous flood situation in Kerala.    As a part of ongoing effort of Common Bird Monitoring Program (CBMP) of Green Partner's Program from Social Forestry Wing, an Onam Bird Count is being organized on 31st August-3rd September 2018. Download a poster of the results…

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May 2018

Endemic Bird Day 2018

5 May 2018

If summer is approaching, that means that Endemic Bird Day is close at hand! On 5 May 2018, go out birding wherever you are in India to take part in the fourth edition of the Endemic Bird Day. Worldwide, this same day is marked as Global Big Day, which is a worldwide effort to document as many species as possible in a single 24-hour period. Malabar Pied-Hornbills by Abhiram Sankar/Macaulay Library at the Cornell Lab (Checklist) Given the heat of May…

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