Black Wood Spider at work

Black Wood Spider at work

We thought that there is only one species of Wood Spider, until we came across the Black Wood Spider at the camp in BR Hills. What caught our eye was the really huge spider web, which was over 2-3 meters in diameter and one of the largest that we had seen. It was spun...

Birds of India #83 : Tibetan Partridge in snow

After staying a night at a homestay in Rumbak Village situated in the Hemis Wildlife Sanctuary, Ladakh, we decided to head back to the campsite the next day morning, hoping to spot a pack wolves, seen in the area recently. After packing their bags, Ritish and Minakshi...
Birds of Sri Lanka #1 : Roller and the Grasshopper

Birds of Sri Lanka #1 : Roller and the Grasshopper

We were driving along in the Yala Wildlife Sanctuary when we spotted an Indian Roller right in the middle of one of the safari tracks. It is common to catch this bird in the middle of the track as they keep searching for insects to feed on. However, as you get closer ...