Going back to the roots of Birdwatching

Going back to the roots of Birdwatching

How did the older generation of birdwatchers and naturalists encourage the younger generations to — go out, organise group outings, follow ethics in the field, realise the importance of keen observation, take notes in the field, and document what was observed. And how...
Arun Chikkamarappa

Arun Chikkamarappa

Arun Chikkamarappa is a Bangalore based Birdwatcher and the founder of Connecting Youngsters to Nature (CYN) A community for nature lovers and a platform to connect youngsters from rural and urban background to nature, wildlife and global environmental crisis through...
Handbook for Educators: Beyond ‘watching’ birds

Handbook for Educators: Beyond ‘watching’ birds

Birds can help get a child interested in many other aspects of nature and lead to a lifelong love and appreciation of the natural world, and adult mentors can play a crucial role in doing this. Through the open-access ‘Handbook for Bird Educators’, we hope...
Dr. N. S. Prashanth (Daktre)

Dr. N. S. Prashanth (Daktre)

Dr. Prashanth is a medical doctor leading a team at the Institute of Public Health, Bangalore, and obtained his PhD in public health from ITM, Antwerp. He has been a Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance fellow at IPH since 2017. Apart from his work in healthcare, he is...
Dr. Salim Ali’s Mysore Bird Survey and Follow-up

Dr. Salim Ali’s Mysore Bird Survey and Follow-up

Dr. Salim Ali conducted the Mysore Bird Survey between November 1939 to February 1940 with the consent of the Mysore Durbar by visiting over 75 locations spread across nine districts in the present-day Karnataka and three districts in Tamil Nadu. The Mysore Bird...