Mar 182013
Bird Watching with BSAP at ICRISAT

Bird Watching with BSAP or Birdwatchers’ Society of Andhra Pradesh– A Visit to ICRISAT I have been to ICRISAT last year for bird watching with GHAC, but this year I have not been able to go there till I came to know of BSAP or Birdwatchers’ Society of Andhra Pradesh, a dedicated society of bird lovers, very active in Hyderabad, and also organizing field trips outside of Hyderabad. On 3rd March 2013 I visited ICRISAT once again with Bird Watchers’ society of Andhra Pradesh. This was a special trip as the purpose was to see the migrant birds one more time [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Mar 102012
Bird watching in Hyderabad At ICRISAT- part II

We again visited ICRISAT campus with Purushotham Rudraraju  who was leading the GHAC group. ICRISAT is one of the best places for Bird Watching in Hyderabad. Today was not a very successful day from clicking photographs of the birds point of view even though we spotted 50+ species of the birds in the ICRISAT Campus. The lake that was brimming with water last month was almost empty and most of the water birds have already left. The branches of the tree that used to bend due to the weight of the birds was mostly deserted. Hopefully this year we will [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Feb 042012
Bird Watching At ICRISAT

Today early morning I joined a GHAC group to go for bird watching at ICRISAT, which is a United Nations research centre that stands for International Crop Research Institute for Semi Arid Tropics. It is an oasis that is maintaining its greenery in the concrete jungle that Hyderabad is becoming. It is located on the Mumbai Highway from Hyderabad just before the toll plaza after BHEL. I miscalculated the time and reached late, by that time everybody has already started the expedition. Now ICRISAT is a huge campus with hundreds of acres of research farms, it also has many natural lakes and [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]