Oriental scops owl

The Oriental scops owl (Otus sunia) is a species of scops owl found in eastern and southern Asia.It can be distinguished from the Collared scops owl by  well marked underparts, a whitish scapular stripe and lack of pale a collar. There are two color morphs, namely grey and rufous. Sexes are alike. Some individuals may […]

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The Owl Story

Owls have been always very fascinating to me since I saw the first one in Central park, Kolkata in 2015, a Spotted Owlet.  Back then it was just an winter visitor to the park, it would come, breed and when the chicks are well fledged would fly away . Though, soon later enough it became […]

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Black-eared Kite

  Black-eared Kite (Milvus migrans lineatus) The Black-eared Kite or the Large Indian Kite, a migratory bird is a sub species of the Black Kite. Mostly found in Central and East Asia, South to the Himalayas and North to the Indochina. Where could you find them in Kolkata? It visits the Indian subcontinent in the […]

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