Waterfowl Census 2020: Bengaluru Lakes on the Brink

This article is the unedited version of the final article published on JLR Explore, the official blog of Jungle Lodges and Resorts.

The Waterfowl Census 2020 left Arnav, me and other volunteers in wonder, fascination, and dismay in the same vein.
It is a surprise that our sorry excuses for lakes and wetland habitats are still deemed worthy of annual visits by many migratory bird species, though dwindling in numbers as the years progress.

Drought, Deluge and the Death of a Tree

When a banyan is felled to make up for crop loss, who compensates the squirrels, the hornbills, barbets and the bee-eaters, parakeets, mynas, the wasps and the bees, and so many more beings for the colossal loss they suffer??