Jan 262016
 
A Morning Drive to Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary & Last Sarson Ke Khet

The last of Sarson Ke Khet Near Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary That I regularly go bird watching at  Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary near Gurgaon is old news. While I enjoy bird watching there with my friends and family at Sultanpur, each visit also now makes me a bit sad. As we approach the Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary and the Basai Wetlands that are on the way, the thoughts about future of these birding heavens makes me gloomy because the future of the Sanctuary as well as the Basai Wetlands is not secure. For me the visit to nature is all about the ecosystem, sustainability and [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Oct 222015
 
Trip Report : Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary Birding with Kids

Birdwatching with Kids at Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary I think first time I went to Sultanpur bird sanctuary was  before I was 10. I don’t remember seeing any birds at that time but we had great fun playing in the open. After that I have been to Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary outside Gurgaon many times. Every now and then I take kids also for bird watching to Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary.  Though I am not sure how long the Sanctuary and the birds there will be able to withstand the steady growth of concrete jungle and mobile towers around it.  So I try [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Apr 182014
 
Nilgai in Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary

  Morning Mist and Nilgai pair in Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary This picture has a bit of history, for those who care. It was clicked about 5 year ago with a point and shoot camera, in Sultanpur  Bird Sanctuary on the outskirts of Gurgaon. We have gone there early morning  for birding with all the kids in the family in winters and it was very cold and misty. If I remember correctly one of the kids noticed some movement in distance and said there is something there. So I just pointed and clicked with my point and shoot camera.  We could not [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Feb 102011
 
Trip to Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary : A Bird watching with kids

Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary- An Oasis in Concrete Jungle of Gurgaon We live in concrete and glass jungle called Gurgaon the city that encroached on the fertile lands of Haryana, taking over one field at a time. Most of the ponds that enriched the water table were filled with the construction debris and the oldest mountain range in the world Aravalis was brutally mutilated by the mining lobby. But among all this lies the Sultanpur bird sanctuary in Gurgaon on the other side of the highway close to ancestral village of Nawab of Pataudi. Sultanpur bird sanctuary is a less famous compared [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]