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Salim Ali Nature Quiz to take place on Sunday

Wildlife and nature enthusiasts from across the world will again get a chance to test their skills at the second edition of the Salim Ali Nature Quiz on Sunday.

An initiative of the DelhiBird Foundation, the quiz can have up to 1,000 participants.(
Updated on Dec 06, 2020 02:40 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By

Wildbuzz: Robber of shikar booty

The harrier, a migratory bird that winters in the region’s wetlands such as the Sukhna lake and Motemajra, steals prey from not only shikaris but also avian predators

A harrier scoops a Gadwall duck from the Keshopur Chhamb, Gurdaspur.(PHOTO: VISHESH KAMBOJ)
Updated on Oct 24, 2020 10:29 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByVikram Jit Singh

WILDBUZZ: O! To be a wagtail, skipping stones on the blue Indus

As summer deepens in the tricity, many of our wonderful migratory birds disappear from our lives. Birds like the debonair Bar-headed goose or the proverbial golden girl, the Citrine wagtail, are no longer to be seen at the Sukhna lake and other wetlands.

A Citrine wagtail steps and skips across summery stones at the Indus river, Spituk village, Ladakh.(PHOTO: CHOLDAN GASHA)
Published on Jun 20, 2020 08:51 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByVikram Jit Singh

Salim Ali: India’s birdman, lover of nature

This renowned ornithologist and naturalist, was the first Indian to conduct systematic bird surveys across the country. He was a key figure in Bombay Natural History Society and was helped create the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary and the Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary.

Salim Ali in 1941 published The Book of Indian Birds, which popularised ornithology among the common man.(Illustration: Mohit Suneja)
Updated on Nov 11, 2019 04:59 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By

Interview: Rohan Chakravarty on his book, Bird Business

The author of the genre-defying Bird Business talks about birds, illustration, and the influence of popular culture on his work

Illustration of the coppersmith barbet in Bird Business.(Rohan Chakravarty)
Updated on Jul 12, 2019 08:32 PM IST
Hindustan Times | ByNeha Sinha
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