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  • What's On in May

    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 […]

  • What's On in April

    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.

  • What's on in March

    Colourful blooms and cheerful birdsongs define the spirit of the month of March. Spring brings with it some very interesting changes in the birdlife around us.

  • What's on in February

    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.

  • What's on in January

    It’s the start of the new year and January is, of course, peak birdwatching season. A number of birding events- bird races, bird surveys, bird festivals  are happening this month.

  • What's On in December

    Winter is here. While the temperature is pleasant in southern India, it will soon get extremely cold in the northern parts.

  • What's On in November

    November arrives with the promise of more birds and more birding. Warblers, raptors, waterfowl, and a bunch of passerines have been enthralling birders who’ve been reporting them all over the country.

  • What's On in October

    October is one of the most awaited months of the year for birders. Wetlands start filling up with migratory waterfowl and shorebirds, while forests and shrubbery are abuzz with the chatter of warblers.

  • What's On in September

    September heralds the end of the monsoon season and the beginning of the cold season in most of India. Birders get excited as both, passage and winter migrants will begin to arrive at this time of year.

  • What's On in August

    August is an interesting month of the year. While most parts of the country continue to receive heavy rainfall, the amount of water and the associated increase in vegetation and prey items stimulates changes in birdlife both locally and in terms of long-distance migration.