birds, flora, fauna of pune - and issues threatening these
Pune has a lot to offer to birdwatchers and nature enthusiasts. All the more reason to conserve the wilderness, indigenous trees and plants still standing. This blogspot was begun with the idea of recording only the natural environment of Pune, but now the issues that threaten this environment also find a place here
Calculate your ecological footprint using this calculator. Be honest in your answers :-) It is an audit of how our lifestyle choices - such as the food we consume, transport, clothes, spending, saving - influence the environment.
This Common Grey Hornbill was visiting a home in Pune when I clicked the pics. A bird that loves the high canopy and fruiting figs, this 'low level' visit is an indicator of the loss of urban tree cover and the usual Hornbill haunts.