Come to India With Babita Wildlife Tours!

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However, I have another ongoing love affair, with India. If you have never thought of India as a birding destination, I’d urge you to give it a good look. Kaziranga has one of the densest populations of Bengal Tiger in India. The post Come to India With Babita Wildlife Tours!

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The Warbler Brewery: Canopy 2 Double India Pale Ale

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For a second time in a month, we have a new double India Pale Ale featuring a species of bird famous for its appearance on the classic vintage Guinness advertisements drawn by artist John Gilroy in the 1930s and ‘40s. The Warbler Brewery: Canopy 2 Double India Pale Ale.

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The 100 Best Birdwatching Sites in India

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Having more than 1300 bird species, including over 75 endemics, it is hard to resist the lure of India – something I know from personal experience. India is a huge and logistically frightening country. The 100 Best Birdwatching Sites in India allows you to focus on species (Index at pg.

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India’s Raptor Rescuers

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“It is next to impossible to persuade people in India to donate money for injured raptors,” says Nadeem Shehzad, co-founder of Wildlife Rescue , a registered non-profit in the Chawri Bazar area of Old Delhi. Wildlife Rescue is a registered non-profit organization and all donations are tax-deductible, but birds of prey are not popular in India. Birds Black Kites India Bird Rescue India raptors Mohammad Saud Nadeem Shehzad wildlife rehabilitators Wildlife Rescue

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The Warbler Brewery – Dissimulation India Pale Ale

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So, tomorrow night I’ll be looking forward to coming home to a can of this week’s featured beer, Dissimulation India Pale Ale. Dissimulation India Pale Ale is in the hazy New England style we’ve seen many times here at Birds and Booze.

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Mast Landing Brewing Company: Pantless Thunder Goose Double India Pale Ale

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The improbably named Pantless Thunder Goose is a double India Pale Ale by Mast Landing Brewing Company of Westbrook, Maine. Mast Landing Brewing Company: Pantless Thunder Goose Double India Pale Ale.

Monkey Rescued in India

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A monkey was rescued from a factory in India where it was being held in captivity. Tags: India animal cruelty macaque zoochosis It's an adult male macaque suffering from zoochosis. It's the first time I've ever heard the term. According to the article, "Zoochosis is a term used by animal rights activists in reference to the degrading effect of zoos on animals that have been kept in captivity over a long period of time.

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Tiger Killed in India

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Birding India with the ABA

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India was not on my list of places to go in 2016. So, I birded India, land of Indian Peafowl , Saag Paneer (my favorite Indian dish) and Tigers. I had not planned on birding India in 2016, but I’m very happy I did. Birding Trips American Birding Association India tiger

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Illegal Puma Skin Sent to India

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It was sent from North America to India and confiscated by the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau. Tags: wildlife smuggling wildlife crime India endangered species It was labeled as a "rug" and the only reason they searched was because of a tip.

THE QUEST FOR THE RAREST OWL OF INDIA

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It’s still dark at 5 am when the alarm on my mobile phone wakes me up in a spacious guest house room in Chikhaldara (Maharashtra, central India)… morning after morning after morning… I am getting tired, but the reason behind it was one rare bird – so rare that I have traveled 6000 kilometers to search tropical dry deciduous forests of the Satpura range just to look for the endemic and critically endangered Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti ).

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Marmoset Smuggler Escapes in India

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From the Times of India. Tags: India wildlife trafficking Unfortunate. Sher Singh, one of the kingpins of the countrywide wildlife trafficking racket involved in stealing eight common marmosets from Alipore Zoo on August 9, walked off a train in the wee hours of Friday. A three-member team of Orissa police that was bringing him back to Kolkata was fast asleep when Sher Singh made good his escape.

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India’s Kingbirds

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Those birds, which popped up along every elevated perch during my time in India were by and large Black Drongos. Birding Drongo India The family Tyrannidae, the tyrant flycatchers, are found only in the New World. We’re truly lucky we have them if for no other reason than to point at them as holder of some of the most difficult identification challenges on the continents.

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The Lion Forest of India

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This park protects the largest remaining tract of dry deciduous forest in the west of India, offering visitors 37 species of reptiles, 38 species of mammals and, not to be forgotten – almost 300 bird species. Trips India Mammals After several game drives, once again we are at the front gate of the Gir National Park in the state of Gujarat.

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India's Cows Contributing to Global Warming?

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This time, in India! By burping, belching and excreting copious amounts of methane — a greenhouse gas that traps 20 times more heat than carbon dioxide — India's livestock of roughly 485 million (including sheep and goats) contribute more to global warming than the vehicles they obstruct. Tags: global warming India methane cows It's been a while since we've posted about Mr. Barky's favorite subject. Cows With Gas!

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Pam Anderson Urges End to India's Animal Testing

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Former Baywatch star and model Pamela Anderson has accused one of India's most prestigious research centres of animal cruelty, urging it to retire decades-old test monkeys and adopt humane practices. Deka, director of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) after watching a video allegedly exposing animal cruelty at the New Delhi centre. "It India animal research pamela anderson primates PETA

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India Reaches Out to Neighbors to Save Tigers

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Anyway, India is appealing to its other neighbors which would include Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Myanmar. Tags: India poaching tigers china endangered species They have been pretty frustrated with China, who really doesn't give a rip about tigers.unless they can raise them on farms for "medicinal" harvest and other capitalist pursuits.

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India Takes More Steps to Protect Tigers

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India is to amend its wildlife crime laws to protect the country's tigers, a government minister said. Tags: India tigers wildlife endangered species But is it enough? From the Press Association. Environment and forest minister Jairam Ramesh said that speeding up justice as well as hefty fines are needed to strengthen the Wildlife Protection Act.

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Pelican Brewing Company: Brut India Pale Ale

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The recent taxonomy of India Pale Ale – more popularly known these days by its initialism IPA – is as confusing and unstable as any avian phylogeny. The post Pelican Brewing Company: Brut India Pale Ale appeared first on 10,000 Birds. Just imagine, for instance, that a new species of white-headed gull was added to your field guide every few years and you’ll have an idea of the current head-scratching state of proliferating IPA variations.

India's Wildlife Crime Unit Makes First Arrests

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It sure looks like India is taking wildlife crime investigation seriously. Tags: wildlife crime forensics India wildlife trafficking In its first ever independent operation since its inception last year, the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau has unearthed an illegal pet trade racket arresting one and seizing four live Indian Tent turtles from Mahipalpur area here. The entire operation, including arrest and seizure, was executed by the WCCB officials on Tuesday.

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Birds Dyed for Sale in India

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An estimated 50,000 traders in the various towns and cities of India earn their living doing this. Tags: birds India pet sales Ordinary wild black headed munias are dyed fluorescent green, red and yellow to enhance their value. Hill mynahs, in great demand internationally, are frequently substituted by common mynah bathed in lamp black and mustard oil. With a touch of orange on the head, the ordinary rose-ringed parakeet turns into the more expensive Alexandrine parakeet.

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The Search for the Rarest Owl of India

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In the end, it was birding that has taken him from his native Serbia, across the Balkans and Turkey, to the very borders of the Old World: East Anglia and Spain, southern Africa and, in the instance of this epic report, India. The time quickens, we hurry for lunch (and a Kingfisher Beer – birders staple in India) and back to Semadoh for Bhola Mawaskar. Trips endangered species India owlets owls

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Kamptee, India A Source of Illegal Wildlife Trade

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In India, collection of even shed antlers was banned in May 1998. Before the ban, Kamptee was a hub of antler trade in India with states like Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Orissa as the main collection centres. Tags: India wildlife trafficking Here's some information off the beaten path.

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Forensics Used to Solve Wildlife Crime in India

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In India, f orensic tests helped establish guilt in the killing of 10 endangered lions. Tags: wildlife crime India poaching lion Between February and March 2007, 10 lions were killed by poachers in three different incidents at the Gir National Park (GNP) which houses 360 Asiatic lions, the only surviving population in the wild.

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“Rise and Rise Again” – Connecticut Valley Brewing Company: Sherwood Double New England Style India Pale Ale

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An enigmatic line of text emblazoned across the can of this week’s featured beer – the Sherwood Double New England India Pale Ale from Connecticut Valley Brewing Company – implores us to “Rise and Rise Again”.

Rogue Ales & Spirits: Outta Line West Coast India Pale Ale

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is Outta Line, a West Coast India pale ale from Rogue Ales & Spirits of Newport, Oregon. Rogue Ales & Spirits: Outta Line West Coast India Pale Ale. The post Rogue Ales & Spirits: Outta Line West Coast India Pale Ale appeared first on 10,000 Birds. Apologies for the unintended three-weak break here at Birds and Booze. I was on vacation in Peru for nine days and meant to schedule a few reviews for my absence.

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Evil Twin Brewing Falco India Pale Ale

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Evil Twin Brewing Falco India Pale Ale. . If there’s a “ trash bird ” in the world of craft beer, it’s unquestionably IPA. Like starlings and pigeons, these flamboyantly hopped beers are everywhere, aggressively crowding out more modest offerings in taprooms and in the beer aisle, and always leaving a bitter aftertaste, whether you want it or not.

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Burial Beer Co.: Surf Wax India Pale Ale

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I first bought a few cans of Surf Wax India Pale Ale by Burial Brewing Co. Surf Wax India Pale Ale.

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Seventh Son Brewing Company: The “Goo Goo Muck” Tart India Pale Ale

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Enter the “Goo Goo Muck”, a tart India Pale Ale by Seventh Son Brewing Company of Columbus, Ohio. Seventh Son Brewing Company: The “Goo Goo Muck” Tart India Pale Ale. The post Seventh Son Brewing Company: The “Goo Goo Muck” Tart India Pale Ale appeared first on 10,000 Birds.

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Another Wildlife Trafficking Ring Busted

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In India this time. Tags: wildlife smuggling wildlife crime otters India organizations poaching tigers They seized tiger skins, tiger bones and otter skins. Where could those tiger bones be going but to Asian countries to make tiger bone wine?

“A wonderful bird is the pelican” – Pelican Brewing Company: Hazy Rock India Pale Ale

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Pelican’s Hazy Rock India Pale Ale is named for Haystack Rock, a well-known intertidal seastack (and seabird nesting site) just a few hundred feet offshore from the Cannon Beach brewery. Hazy Rock India Pale Ale isn’t as smooth and pungently fruity as the very best New England examples of this emerging style, but it’s a worthy effort from a well-established West Coast brewery open to new ideas. Pelican Brewing Company: Hazy Rock India Pale Ale.

Leopards Threatened by Extinction Too

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This article says India is losing more than one a day. Tags: India leopard endangered species You don't hear much about leopards. Tigers are the ones getting most of the attention. But they are seriously threatened by extinction too.

Master Poacher is.a Woman!

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In India, another head of a tiger poaching ring is behind bars. Tags: wildlife crime India poaching tigers Well, here's a first for me. And it's a woman! Sounds like she ran a pretty vile operation too.

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Mammals of South Asia (Lynx Edicions)

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I was lucky to visit India several times, but as a keen birder I carried along only a bird book, and even upgraded it to a new edition between the trips. Beside India, Lynx Illustrated Checklist of the Mammals of South Asia covers Afghanistan, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.

World birding from a Schrödinger’s house

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India 1341 10. The most bird-rich northeast of India includes e.g. the Kaziranga NP and the Eaglenest Wildlife Sanctuary in Assam and Arunachal Pradesh, respectively, together with the world’s largest Amur Falcon roost in Nagaland.

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Starling Spectacle

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A recent experience in India made me wonder if this enchanting experience couldn’t be improved upon. Evening was approaching as I made my way out of Sultanpur National Park , southeast of New Delhi, India. Birding India Rosy Pastor Rosy Starling Starling Sultanpur National Park

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Indian Government to Protect Bulls from Entertainment Use

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India blood sport portugal bullfightingThe Indian government has decided to add bulls to the list of animals protected from entertainment uses. This prevents them from being exploited in Goa, an Indian state that had considered reviving the tradition. Goa was once part of the Portuguese empire which is where the bullfighting ridiculousness comes from.as a Portuguese-American, I can say that.) There are still illegal events though.

Birding in the Delhi area Part 1

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Not every bird in India is colorful. Birding Delhi India SultanpurOne of the many things I did not know about Delhi is that it is the capital city with the second-largest number of bird species (after Nairobi).

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Mmmm Cow Urine!

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You'll have to go to India for this one. A new soft drink made from cow's urine may be launched in India by a hard line Hindu group known for their opposition of Western food imports. Tags: India cows The manufacturers say small quantities of the liquid produced by Hinduism's revered holy cows is being mixed with products such as aloe vera and gooseberry to fight diseases. Revered or not, that's pretty nasty.

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Birding in the Delhi area Part 2

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A resident in India but also included in the list of the world`s 100 worst invasive alien species. Birding Delhi IndiaAs I simply saw too many interesting birds during my short Delhi birding trip in 2019, I decided to cover the trip in two separate posts.

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Owls around Delhi

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Birding Delhi India owlsTraveling to Delhi for work last spring, I was not very optimistic about birding there. Still, I contacted a local guide and shot for the moon: “Can you show me any owls”?

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Birding crème de la crème: Asia – Corbett to Taman Negara

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Impressively, India has more than 60 hotspots with more than 300 species, about 20 of those even with over 350 sp. Destinations Asia birding tips ecotourism India Malaysia Thailand travel world birdwatch

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Birding Mumbai

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A Rose-ringed Parakeet and an India Paradise Flycatcher were next. And of course a Black Kite , a raptor that is extremely common in India. Birding India MumbaiThese days, when I have to travel somewhere for business, I try to add a day for birding. Sometimes, this can be surprisingly fruitful, even without leaving the city limits. Despite being crowded, Mumbai is a place worth such an exploration.

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