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A Parade to Watch out for…  
December 18th, 2014 by Rajan Kanagasabai

A Parade to Watch out for…

With the ‘Great Elephant Congregation’ at Kabini just a few months away, it would be nice to take a closer look at these massive mammals. Interestingly, the collective noun for elephants is ‘Parade’, and sure enough, it is one stunning parade that these mighty creatures put up for those who visit Kabini right before summer. Read more

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The Blue Gymnast!  
November 14th, 2014 by Rajan Kanagasabai

The Blue Gymnast!

The Indian Roller (earlier known as the ‘Blue Jay’) is a bird so unique that it has the honour of being the state bird of four large states in India – Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Bihar and Orissa.

This small passerine acquires its name from the brilliant rolls, dives and aerobatic manoeuvres it displays during the act of courtship. These stunning actions coupled with a display of its bright blue wings is a sight to behold.

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Jungle Etiquette…  
August 6th, 2013 by Rajan Kanagasabai

Jungle Etiquette…

Get on the Vehicle with an open mind, especially relating to expectations of what you wish to see in the wild. The thumb rule is that the species that are larger in population are easier to spot in the wild. Read more

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The Spirit of the Tiger!  
July 12th, 2013 by Vikram Nanjappa

The Spirit of the Tiger!

Big cats have always fascinated us and the Tiger is no exception here. A majority of the people who visit Kabini wishes to see a big cat, and if possible, capture it on film. Read more

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Birding in Kabini – 1  
March 20th, 2013 by Vikram Nanjappa

Birding in Kabini – 1

Birding or bird watching is one of the greatest past times in Kabini, and with the region being home to over three hundred species of birds, this comes as no surprise. Equally entertaining or in fact in many cases rivalling this activity, is watching the bird watchers in action! Read more

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Photography at Kabini – 2  
January 9th, 2013 by Vikram Nanjappa

Photography at Kabini – 2

The best way to go about photographing Kabini is to take the evening boat safari. When one begins the boat safari, one is driving into the evening sun and all the sightings that occur are backlit. Read more

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Photography at Kabini – 1  
January 2nd, 2013 by Vikram Nanjappa

Photography at Kabini – 1

The backwaters of the Kabini are extremely well suited for wildlife photography, especially during this time of the year when the water levels recede. Read more

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