Weavers and Plovers – Birding at Phillaur (#8)
Weavers and Plovers – Birding at Phillaur (#8) After taking a long break from birding, on 24 January, 2020, it was time for me to go out and shoot some birds. So, I packed my stuff and left for the Sutlej River. This time I didn’t go to Mao Sahib though. Instead, I went to…
Wade in the Water – Birding at Phillaur – Part 7
Wade in the Water – Birding at Phillaur – Part 7 My next Birding Day Out in Phillaur was on 15 December, 2019 The first place I visited was our Local Forest. While exploring the area I noticed a Dead Tree Trunk which was overgrown with Mushrooms. The Sun was just coming out and the…
Wade in the Water – Birding at Phillaur – Part 6
Wade in the Water – Birding at Phillaur – Part 6 Local birding is much more exciting to me compared to going to far off places to witness a complete new set of wildlife. So, I began this season’s birding adventures by visiting the place that I consider as ‘One of the Finest Spots for…
Sutlej Diaries – Birding at Phillaur – Part 5
Sutlej Diaries – Birding at Phillaur – Part 5 On March 2, 2019, I went again birding near Sutlej on my Motorcycle. The day had a solid start with the sightings of an Oriental Honey Buzzard, Pied Bushchat and a Eurasian Marsh Harrier (no photographs).
The Parakeet Rush – Birding at Phillaur – Part 4
The Parakeet Rush – Birding at Phillaur – Part 4 I had recently observed an Alexandrine Parakeet pair residing in our forest but every time I saw it, I was without the camera. So, on 26th, I went to the forest with the sole motive of photographing the pair.
Exploring the Riverside – Birding at Phillaur – Part 3
Exploring the Riverside – Birding at Phillaur – Part 3 On 23rd, I went birding near the Sutlej river on my Trek Wahoo bike. The trip was short and totally meant for exploring. I hardly even photographed 2 species.
Foresting – Birding at Phillaur – Part 2
Foresting – Birding at Phillaur – Part 2 February was not quite a successful one but I explored many new places which later on proved out to be gifting. This month birding began on 9th with a visit to the nearby cultivations. I saw only some common species like the Spotted Owlet, Red-naped Ibis and…
Foresting – Birding at Phillaur – Part 1
Foresting – Birding at Phillaur – Part 1 Phillaur has a lot of forests and cultivation and is also gifted with the mighty Sutlej which separates Phillaur from Ludhiana. There are more than a hundred species that I have recorded in and around Phillaur including the Eurasian Eagle Owl, Yellow-bellied Prinia and Temminick’s Stint.