R Karthikeyan, a biologist of NGO Arulagam, which is involved in vulture conservation in Southern India, was birding at Kurichi lake, when he noticed the wader bird at 6.30 am on Friday and he photographed the bird after one hour and recorded it in e-bird portal.
BWS conducted a bird walk at Safari Park with students from Kolkata schools. Students from South Point School, Kolkata along with their teachers and DPS Newtown students along with their parents attended the walk under the guidance of BWS members. Field scopes, binoculars were taken by BWS members. As whole, around 50 people were present
The park’s actual name is Banabitan Biodiversity Park, an urbanized park located at the centre of the Salt Lake area in Kolkata. It’s a natural habitat for many species of birds and butterflies. As per earlier records, roughly 60 odd bird species are resident, and quite a few migrant birds visit the park in winter
Ajit Ghatak, who became a BWS member after the walk, reports: A day to cherish & remember for a long time thanks to the BIRDWATCHER’S SOCIETY !!! The theme was to listen to the chirps & sound of the birds & thereafter spot them by name & origin. Thus it was named “WALK BY SOUND”.
BWS organised a public Bird Walk in Newtown, Rajarhat on Sunday, the 18th of June 2023. The walk was organised around the Diplomatic Enclave area where 2 waterbodies are present. Volunteers were there with binoculars, spotter scopes and field guide to help enthusiastic citizens. The waterbody we were at, was low in water. In spite
পাখি দেখা, প্রকৃতিকে চেনাজানা, ঘাস-বুনোফুল-প্রজাপতি-মথ-পোকাদের সাথে কিছুটা পথ চলা ছোটোদের খুব দ্রুত আনন্দ দেয় আর প্রকৃতির কাছাকাছিও নিয়ে আসে। ছোট থেকেই প্রকৃতিকে ভালোবাসাতে, সচেতন করতে পারলে আখেরে লাভ আমাদের সবার। এই ভাবনা থেকেই গত ১২ ডিসেম্বর ২০২১, রবিবার সকালে পূর্ব কোলকাতা জলাভূমি অঞ্চলের বাচ্চাদের (East Kolkata Wetland Children) নিয়ে সংগঠিত হয় BWS-এর প্রথম “বার্ড ওয়াক”