Endemic Bird Day 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… read more »

Endemic Bird Day 2018


Grey Francolin, Indian Peafowl, Common Hawk-Cuckoo, Indian Grey Hornbill, Black-rumped Flameback, Plum-headed Parakeet, Indian Pitta, Ashy Prinia, Jungle Babbler, Indian Robin, Brahminy Starling and Purple-rumped Sunbird. What do these common birds have in common? They are all endemics to our region; that is, they are found nowhere else in the world (at least not naturally). This 5th of May, let’s… read more »

This 5th of May is Endemic Bird Day!