Bubo Birding News

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Update

Bubo Birding has suspended all tours in India from now until at least 31 July 2020.

Clearly this is obvious, but with the global crisis of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic affecting all of us, we must all do our bit to minimise the spread of this disease. At its simplest that means to stay at home. We won’t be running any tours for the time being, and urge everyone to follow official advice.


This is the worst crisis to …

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Birding in India

India is an incredibly diverse country, in almost all aspects, birds being no exception. 1,317 bird species occur in India (1,338 according to latest IOC taxonomy), constituting 12% of the world’s avifauna. This ranks India in the top ten countries globally for species diversity. 83 species are endemic, i.e. found nowhere outside of India, with another 161 species ‘near-endemic’, primarily confined to the Indian Subcontinent.

Biogeographic Regions of India

Biogeographic zones of India

This diversity can be explained in …

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Western Ghats Endemic Birds – Trip Report, January 2020

Leader: Mike Prince
Participants: Anjali Parashar, Yogesh Parashar, Katie Phillips
Logistics: Asian Adventures


The first ever Bubo Birding tour was a great success, with excellent views of most of our target endemic birds of the Western Ghats, some fantastic places visited, great food, and lots of fun cross-cultural discussion thanks to our mixed American, British and Indian group! As usual, all logistics were impeccably arranged by Asian Adventures.

The …

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