Birding in Andaman

The archipelago of Andaman & Nicobar comprises of 572 islands of which 37 are inhabited. Made up of two island groups, the Andaman Islands to the north and the Nicobar Islands to the south, these islands have a tropical rainforest canopy and are very rich in bio-diversity. Over 2200 varieties of plants have been recorded there out of which 200 are endemic and 1300 of them do not occur in mainland India....

March 15, 2019 · 6 min · Santhosh Krishnamoorthy

White-bellied sea eagle and an eel

White-bellied sea eagle is a rather large bird of prey found predominantly along the coastal belts and also sometimes along other major water bodies over a wide geographical range, right from India, Sri Lanka through Southeast Asia, all the way to Australia. With an imposing size, presence and an impressive wingspan of around 2m, it is a majestic bird indeed. On my birding outing to Andamans in Feb 2018, had a wonderful encounter with this eagle....

February 1, 2019 · 3 min · Santhosh Krishnamoorthy