Category "Eco Talk"

25Nov2019

The Indian Robin is widespread across the subcontinent, with its Southern species more black than its ‘browner’ Northern species. They are commonly found in open scrub areas and often seen running along the ground or perching on low thorny shrubs and rocks. The long tail is usually held up and the chestnut undertail coverts and dark body make them easily distinguishable. […]

Share Article:

19Nov2019

This is a very small South American crocodile and usually grow less than 3m long. Found in Belize, Mexico and Guatemala, these crocodiles have a broader snout when compared to the rest of the crocodiles. They live in freshwaters like swamps, marshes and ponds. Marsh crocodiles are usually very shy, although there have been instances when they have attacked humans. Females lay between 20 – 45 eggs between the months of April and June. […]

Share Article:

18Nov2019

The Baya Weaver is widespread in the Indian Subcontinent and South East Asia. Large flocks are found in grasslands, farmlands, scrub and secondary growth. Though widespread, they are not generally migratory and move about locally depending upon food and habitat factors. […]

Share Article:

4Nov2019

The Lesser Crested tern is found all along the coastal regions of India,and are widely distributed from the Mediterranean to Australia and parts of the Pacific. They winter to the south of the equator, and are often migratory, coming into the sub continent from Central Asia and the North. They have a distinct black crest, grey rump and yellow – orange bill and are thus identified from their fellow Tern family. […]

Share Article:

15Oct2019

The Nile crocodile is one of the largest crocodilians in the world. Living in the Nile basin, sub-Saharan Africa and Madagascar in freshwater marshes, mangrove swamps and rivers, they are found quite close to human settlements which leads to a lot of attacks. Since they do not really have a particular diet, someone nearby might look like a tasty meal. […]

Share Article: