Tagged: Nature

Conserving Nature

In the end we will conserve only what we love.
We love only what we understand.
We will understand only what we are taught.

— Baba Dioum, 1968 at new Delhi.

Recently I came across this simple yet profound quote that made me think for a long time. Environmentalists around the world are faced by the same silly responses every time there’s a cry for...

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Common Pigeon

Common pigeon
Common pigeon

Common Pigeon (Columba livia) Common Pigeons are perhaps the most seen species in urban spaces, and for many children in them, birds means pigeons! The feral populations of Common Pigeon, also called as Rock...

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Tickell’s Thrush

Tickell’s Thrush (Turdus unicolor) Tickell’s Thrushes are a species in the family of Thrushes and are among those birds on which one cannot gather much information on the internet. The only confusable species with...

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Common Moorhen

Common Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus) Common Moorhens are found in swamps, fresh-water bodies and tanks with some green vegetation throughout India. These playful and open birds are easily recognized by their bright pink frontal...

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Brown Shrike

Brown Shrike (Lanius cristatus) Brown Shrikes are the only species of Shrikes found naturally other than Long-tailed Shrikes and Grey-backed Shrikes. These birds arrive early winter every year and can be seen till late...

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