• Brown Fish-Owl ML249897031
    By eBird India May 1, 2022

    It’s May, a month when there aren’t as many migrants as other months, but it’s still a busy time of year for most of our resident birds! In many parts of the country, the rich musical songs of a magpie robin, the metallic notes of a black drongo, and the harsh piercing calls of a […]

  • Booted Eagle ML393711911
    By eBird India April 1, 2022

    April is here and so is the heat. Large numbers of wintering migrants are expected to leave this month for cooler breeding grounds, and you can see which ones deplete in numbers by looking at the seasonality charts.

  • Fire-fronted Serin ML163742211
    By eBird India March 7, 2022

    Birding in March can be fun in many ways! Firstly, this is the onset of the breeding season for many of our resident birds that are more energetic now in their calls and songs, trying to attract potential mates.

  • Pacific Golden-Plover ML411583451
    By eBird India February 1, 2022

    February is amongst the most happening months of the year for birds and birders. Winter migrants are still making their presence felt across the region with some passage movements beginning to take place to add some excitement into the mix.

  • Blue-bearded Bee-eater ML170557931
    By eBird India December 24, 2021

    Birding kicks off in 2022 with bird races, bird surveys, and many other birding events! A great way to meet other bird watchers is by going to such events.

  • Eurasian Blackcap ML388754101
    By eBird India December 3, 2021

    November witnessed a lot of rains in many parts of India, especially in several south Indian states. Extreme wind conditions brought by thunderstorms and cyclones forced a few birds to change their migration routes.

  • Crested Finchbill ML106239951
    By eBird India November 8, 2021

    November has arrived, and with it, more birds and more birding opportunities for you! Wintering birds such as European Starlings, Greylag and Bar-headed Geese, Red-crested Pochard, Amur Falcons, and a slew of other species visit India’s different habitats and regions during the winter months.

  • Andaman Woodpecker ML150708111
    By eBird India September 30, 2021

    October is a special month for birdwatchers. It is around this time of the month that waterfowl and waders have made themselves at home in the neighbouring ponds, lakes, and rivers.

  • Pallas's Grasshopper Warbler ML295354861
    By eBird India September 10, 2021

    The taxonomy update for eBird for 2021 is COMPLETE. We appreciate your patience.

  • Green Warbler ML318480021
    By eBird India September 2, 2021

    You are sipping coffee on your balcony, enjoying the gentle sway of trees when suddenly a bird sound starts a buzz of excitement in you. You make sure that you heard it right and want the bird to call again.