Great hornbill couple in India, video


This 209 March 2920 video from India says about itself:

Why Trust is at the Heart of a Hornbill Couple’s Relationship

Female hornbill moms display a remarkable amount of faith and trust in their male partners. If the male doesn’t come back to their sealed-off nest with food, she and her chick will starve.

Indian peafowl don´t fear young leopard


This 27 March 2020 video from India says about itself:

A leopard cub’s afternoon nap is interrupted by a curious flock of peafowls. Normally, these birds wouldn’t go anywhere near a predator – but she’s too young to pose a serious threat.

New book on Indian birds


State of India's birds

By Team eBird, February 17, 2020:

Today marks the launch of the State of India’s Birds: the first comprehensive assessment of the distribution range, trends in abundance, and conservation status for most of the bird species that regularly occur in India. The 10 million bird sightings that informed this milestone report came entirely from eBird.

Of the 867 bird species evaluated in the report, 261 species had sufficient information to calculate population trends. Of those, 52% show long-term declines. But it’s not all bad news: Indian Peafowl, the national bird, has doubled in population over the past 25 years! Check out a summary below, and visit stateofindiasbirds.in for more information.

Clouded leopard cubs in India, video


This 25 February 2020 video says about itself:

Clouded Leopard Cubs Grow Up | India’s Wild Leopards

In his quest to document India’s most elusive cat species, photographer and filmmaker Sandesh Kadur follows a pair of orphaned clouded leopards as they learn the skills they’ll need to survive in the wild.

Indian photographer helps tigers to return


This 21 February 2020 video says about itself:

Meet the Indian photographer who turned his land into a tiger and animal sanctuary

What happens when you buy a plot of land and just let it grow? For Aditya Singh, an Indian photographer, it brought tigers. Singh left his job in the Indian Civil services and moved to Rajasthan near the Ranthambore Tiger Reserve. Over 20 years, he bought 35 acres of land.

Now, the untouched land has blossomed into a lush green forest patch where tigers have been spotted.

Read more here.