NEER

Neer has travelled extensively to all over Uttarakhand and Western Himalayas, leading tours to numerous places in higher altitude ranging from Ladakh to Uttarakhand. Neer is one of North India’s most experienced birders, having seen over 700 species on the Uttarakhand Province itself. Neer has grown up with a lifelong interest in wildlife, which evolved …

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ANKIT

Ankit grew up close to nature in Chanfi-Nainital, a hotspot for biodiversity in North India. He always had a keen interest in nature from a very young age and took up birding seriously from the age of 16. After getting into adventure and Nature Sports, yearning for nature brought him back into his interest on …

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PREM

Prem is a young Enthusiast who is growing up in Sattal, where, from a very young age, he gained a strong appreciation for all things wild. His weekends were spent wandering through the Mountains between these lake towns always in hot pursuit of the next lifer, or otherwise trying to persuade his friends to join …

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BIRDS OF UTTARAKHAND

एक परिचर्चा बर्ड वाचिंग उत्तराखंड प्रदेश में  सरोकार कार्यक्रम, उत्तराखंड दूरदर्शन द्वारा |  चर्चा प्रतिभाग: श्री अजय शर्मा, श्री अजय भट्ट , श्री प्रदीप सक्सेना 

Lachhiwala

Located just southeast of the city of Dehradun, Lachhiwala is good for a morning visit. This Forest Department maintains a picnic spot is located along the banks of the Song River and the road itself passes through some good primary Sal (Shorea robusta) forest. The so-called forest-edge vegetation itself is excellent for birding. To get …

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Maldevta

The Maldevta area is more hilly and rocky. The slopes have lower montane forest. The upper reaches of the Song river and its tributaries rush through here. To get to Maldevta, one has to turn left at the junction at the end of Raipur Road. The road is initially straight and bordered by riverine scrub …

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Thano

The eastern part of the Doon is intriguing, and full of birding rewards. This is where the valley narrows down and the dense Sal forests of the Shivalik Hills meet the mixed forest of the lower Himalayas. The land here slopes gently down towards the Ganga as the river flows out of the mountainous gorges, …

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