Wood Owl

Adventure and Birding in Koyna

Koyna has become our go-to Birding site. Situated close to Pune, it takes a few hours of driving to reach Koyna – where the hills, the river and the jungle meet making it a beautiful place which is also preferred by the birds to feed and breed. We were adequately geared up for birding this time and the results were fascinating. Let me take you through this interesting and adventurous birding session in Koyna.

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Show of lights in the forest of Bandipur

In Bandipur National Park

In my quest to explore the forests of India, I travelled to Bandipur National Park this time just after the monsoon. Yet the rains were not over in Karnataka as the monsoon stretched its span this year in the Western part of India. Forests always look pretty when dressed up in foliage and the monsoon is the best makeup artist for them. The only worry was spells of rain must not spoil the safari. With not much hope of sighting and just being in the forest, we reached Bandipur.

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