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The Stork with a Wooly Neck!  
January 10th, 2012 by Arjun M. Bharadwaj

The Stork with a Wooly Neck!

The Woolly-necked Stork is a large avian, standing 85 cm tall. The species appears black, except for its woolly white neck and white lower belly. Read more

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The Mighty Hunter ‘Show’  
December 26th, 2011 by N. S. Pritham

The Mighty Hunter ‘Show’

“Our National Park is full of surprises.” The Naturalists at Kabini would certainly agree to this statement.

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Emperor of the Kabini Skies!  
December 9th, 2011 by Aniketan

Emperor of the Kabini Skies!

Birds of prey, including raptors are an eternal source of fascination at Kabini. The term raptor implies ‘seizing and carrying away’. Read more

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The Island Revealed!  
November 28th, 2011 by Kolappa Venkatesh

The Island Revealed!

I was on a Boat Safari one beautiful winter evening. I was fortunate that I could guide guests being a Naturalist. Read more

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A Flower Pot of Birds!  
November 7th, 2011 by Kolappa Venkatesh

A Flower Pot of Birds!

While the water gradually recedes at the Kabini backwaters, birds of all sizes are regularly spotted on safaris. Read more

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The Season of Birds  
October 31st, 2011 by Anikethan

The Season of Birds

Winter is slowly setting in; the sightings of birds have increased; many migratory birds such as Grey Wagtails and the Barn swallows have become regular sightings of the season. Read more

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The Monsoon Safari  
September 19th, 2011 by Narendran M.M

The Monsoon Safari

My trip to the Nagarhole National park was action-filled and truly exciting. It was after a long hiatus that I was on a safari, and I was very excited at the sight of the forest during the monsoon. Read more

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Kabini’s Mystic Aura  
August 31st, 2011 by Arjun M. Bharadwaj

Kabini’s Mystic Aura

Boat safaris on the backwaters of the Kabini are an eternal fascination; you get to enjoy the scenic landscape of two different national parks, Nagarhole and Bandipur.

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Taken by Surprise!  
July 5th, 2011 by Aniketan

Taken by Surprise!

It’s monsoon time and the forest is lush green with vegetation that’s both dense and beautiful. Every moment is full of surprises! Read more

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Sightings of the Day!  
June 25th, 2011 by Narendran M.M

Sightings of the Day!

One clear morning, I was on a Boat Safari, accompanying a single guest. Ours was the first boat to enter the national park. As we proceeded, I spotted a Wild Dog which disappeared suddenly, even before my guest could spot it. Read more

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