• Chestnut-tailed Starling ML150706641
    By eBird India April 30, 2021

    Although May can be the hottest month in many parts of the country it is also a wonderful time to watch our breeding birds. From displaying vibrant plumage colours and complicated displays, birds show an array of interesting behaviours.

  • Garganey ML321156771
    By eBird India March 30, 2021

    The rising temperatures across the country signify that summer is upon us. With most of the winter migrants gone, this is a good season to catch some of the migrants on their way back, especially in the east and north-east regions (example: Large-billed Leaf Warbler, Brown-breasted Flycatcher), although the birds may only stopover for a […]

  • Gray-headed Fish-Eagle ML147189941
    By eBird India February 28, 2021

    March is an interesting month for birding. Winter migrants are getting ready to embark on their journey back to their breeding grounds, and some of our resident breeders are starting to sing.

  • European Goldfinch ML298574721
    By eBird India January 30, 2021

    The year 2021 started with a lot of birding activities— Counts were carried out during Asian Waterbird Census, Bihu Bird Count, Pongal Bird Count, and a few cities also had their bird races. We believe this enthusiasm will continue for the upcoming events.

  • Ruddy Turnstone ML275397211
    By eBird India December 30, 2020

    In 2020, more than 2.5 lakh checklists were uploaded by eBirders in India!  As the year comes to an end, let’s reflect on some of the most interesting sightings reported across India in December. Tundra Swan in Jammu and Kashmir Chinese Rubythroat and Grey-bellied Tesia in Dehradun, Uttarakhand Red-breasted Merganser and White-crowned Penduline Tit in Haryana […]

  • Willow Warbler ML280275811
    By eBird India December 1, 2020

    November saw a migrant madness! Birders from across the country reported rare and unexpected species.

  • Dark-fronted Babbler ML140105681
    By eBird India October 29, 2020

    Winter is around the corner and we’ll soon be unpacking our scarves, sweaters, and tall socks. Our birds on the other hand will be doing everything they can to keep themselves warm- from storying fat to fluffing up their feathers, finding suitable roosting places, and much more.

  • Eurasian Hobby ML245911931
    By eBird India September 30, 2020

    October is a great time to appreciate and enjoy migratory birds! Wetlands begin to fill up with waders and waterfowl, while trees and shrubs are buzzing with warblers.

  • Rufous-tailed Scrub-Robin ML256850191
    By eBird India September 1, 2020

    It’s an exciting time of the year to be birding in India! An increasing number of shorebirds from various parts of the world have started arriving, inhabiting small and large water bodies across the country.

  • Barred Buttonquail ML52937471
    By eBird India July 28, 2020

    While the monsoon continues in many parts of the country, August is a relatively pleasant month and can be quite fruitful for birders. The increase in vegetation and invertebrates sustain the newly fledged and juvenile birds.