Birds

October 5, 2018
October 5, 2018

The Woolyneck comes home

At the beginning of the 20th century, the globally vulnerable Asian-Woolynecked stork had begun disappearing from East Bengal, now Bangladesh, after which the Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of...

May 11, 2018
May 11, 2018

The silent spirit of the skies

We awoke before sunrise to the sound of rain and the smell of wet earth, slightly worried about the trail that we were taking for the

May 11, 2018
May 11, 2018

The silent spirit of the skies

We awoke before sunrise to the sound of rain and the smell of wet earth, slightly worried about the trail that we were taking for the

April 20, 2018
April 20, 2018

Nature Quest: Birds of the beel

Like a reverse oasis, parcels of land in Mohadanga area in Chapainawabganj have emerged from the depths, being the solitary spot for

March 2, 2018
March 2, 2018

Nature Quest: Bond with the birds

Raba Begum, headmaster of Jogiborth Govt Primary School in Nodiachad Baor of Alfadanga upazila in Faridpur, transitions into a

January 14, 2018
January 14, 2018

Three jailed for hunting wild birds

Three bird hunters, held with wild birds at Agdigha village in Natore Sadar upazila, were sentenced to jail on Friday evening.

July 7, 2017
July 7, 2017

Indo-Chinese Roller: Tale of a 'new bird'

Bangladesh now boasts a new bird and even more fortunately, it is often seen in Dhaka city. The bird is not a new arrival but has

April 22, 2016
April 22, 2016

Nature Quest: Our last Great Hornbills

If you have been to Bandarban town, you have probably seen a sculpture of a massive bird with a large bill sitting proudly in

February 5, 2016
February 5, 2016

Nature Quest: Grey peacock-pheasant of our hill forest

The Pablakhali Wildlife Sanctuary in Rangamati, rarely visited by tourists or researchers, is beautiful with mighty garjan and civit trees and home to hundreds of Hill Mynahs and families of...

January 1, 2016
January 1, 2016

Close to nature, on the city outskirts

On this chilly Friday morning, you may enjoy a stroll through warm sand dunes without going far from the city centre. This little known white expanse of flat sand is on the other side of the...