The little dragon :-)

April 14, 2011 Ramit Singal 4

If you’re interested in reading how the Saturday and Sunday bird-walks were, please check: Manipal Birding The Oriental Garden Lizard (Calotes Versicalor) is amongst the most handsome reptiles of Manipal. Found all across Asia, luckily it is quite abundant in


Manipal birds: the Malabar Pied Hornbill

April 5, 2011 Ramit Singal 0

To me, the most majestic of all birds found in Manipal. It is endemic to the Indian subcontinent and is listed as “near threatened” as per IUCN and the population is considered to be on a decline. Alas! The latter


Out in the big blue

April 3, 2011 Ramit Singal 10

When I was asked to join some of India’s most well-known birdwatchers on a pelagic birdwatching trip 12 km into the ocean off the coast of Mulki (40km south of Manipal, enroute Mangalore) in exchange of missing the first innings