Birds of India #38 – Oriental Darter

Here’s wishing all our blogger friends Happy Holidays and a very Happy New Year! We close this year with a post on the Oriental Darter or the Indian Darter, which is the only species of the Darter found in India. Wikipedia indicates its conservation status as...

Birds of India #37 – Crested Hawk Eagle

We have seen the Crested / Changeable Hawk Eagle (CHE) many times in the Indian wilderness and every sighting has provided some beautiful photo opportunities. We put together many of our sightings in our first post here. Our second post to include a CHE was in the...

Animals of India #25 : Stripe-necked Mongoose

The stripe-necked Mongoose is the largest amongst Asian Mongooses and is found in Southern India and Sri Lanka. Our earlier post on this beauty is one of our favorites on ‘Walk the Wilderness’. We have almost always sighted a stripe-necked Mongoose during...

Birds of India #36 – Grey Junglefowl

The Grey Junglefowl is the wild relative of the domestic fowl found in India. This endemic species is a widespread resident found in the forests of the Indian Peninsula. Their natural habitat is the forest undergrowth and bamboo thickets. It is very common to hear the...