Tag: Koel

3 Results

  • A bend in the Koel

    A bend in the Koel

    From Betla we went a little beyond, to Lat and Kuzrum, mainly in the hope of being able to see chital in large herds at the village tank, and perhaps even elephants ~ in April, Betla is too dry for elephants and they move towards the Koel. But the chital did not oblige us, though …

    October 20, 2018
  • Koel at sundown

    Koel at sundown

    The koel has been late in calling this year. One heard the bird for the first time on 1 March while walking through the park to the bazaar. The sun was sinking in the west and the trees were standing in their evening silhouette as the bird’s lullaby (or probably call to its mate) continued. …

    March 19, 2018
  • Adieu and welcome

    Adieu and welcome

    It’s that time of the year when there is a lot of activity in the avian world. As February and March mark the end of winter sojourn for several migratory species that fly in from as far north as Siberia, the mornings are gradually filling with chirps of those birds that find Delhi winter too …

    February 25, 2018