Birdwatching in Surat – June 2020

What kind of birds can we see in Surat? Monsoon season – June till September Common birds spotted during the year Sparrow Crow Pigeon Common Myna Blackbird Koel Bulbul Coucal Spotted Dove Green bee eater Bird House Finch Commonly seen in Monsoon Pond Heron Cattle egret Lapwing Fantail Purple Sunbird Green Sunbird Special birds inContinue reading “Birdwatching in Surat – June 2020”

Gir 2020 : Increase in Lion population in Gir, India

The population of lion in Gir, India increases by 27.74% to 674 in 2020 from 523 in 2015. Gir National Park located in Gujarat, India is home to Asiatic lion and home natural habitat of lions in India. The forest area is spread across 30000 km2 in 2020 from previously recorded 22000 km2 in 2015.Continue reading “Gir 2020 : Increase in Lion population in Gir, India”

Skygazing in Surat : Stars, Planets and Summer Solistice in June 2020

4th June 2020 Mercury is at its greatest elongation. 5th June 2020 Fullmoon (Jyestha Shukla Purnima) World Environment Day 18, 19, 20 June 2020 Waning Crescent Moon 21st June 2020 Newmoon Summer Solistice – Longest Day of the year Father’s Day International Yoga Day 22, 23, 24 June 2020 Waxing Crescent Moon 23 June 2020Continue reading “Skygazing in Surat : Stars, Planets and Summer Solistice in June 2020”

Pickles from India : The hidden lessons they carry

Pickles are eternal or so they are meant to be. Pickles were there yesterday, are there today and will be there tomorrow. Pickles are made in India since ages. Pickles come in every form and type. The technique to make pickles have been passed on from generation to next generation. Each region makes its ownContinue reading “Pickles from India : The hidden lessons they carry”

What a single migration by Elephants can teach you about life

A journey of a year, repeated until eternity. Elephants in central and east Africa take a migration from their homelands to islands in the east during the summer. To save themselves from the scorching heat and find water they travel hundreds of miles over weeks to reach a place for stay during the difficult times.Continue reading “What a single migration by Elephants can teach you about life”

Why you must watch Wildlife : Resurrection Islands by Nat Geo featuring Bertie Gregory

Hope Storytelling Freshness. Number one reason why you must watch Wildlife series Resurrection Island by Nat Geo is simply because it’s awesome and only few shows or episodes come closer to it with respect to story telling, hope, videography and freshness brought in by Bertie Gregory. Now that you know that there is this awesomeContinue reading “Why you must watch Wildlife : Resurrection Islands by Nat Geo featuring Bertie Gregory”