• Birding Mumbai

    15 days ago - By 10,000 Birds

    These days, when I have to travel somewhere for business, I try to add a day for birding. Sometimes, this can be surprisingly fruitful, even without leaving the city limits. Despite being crowded, Mumbai is a place worth such an exploration. On a February day this year, I went to three different places there - Bhandup Pumping Station, Borivili NP, and Mahim Nature Park.
    It was a good idea to be at Bhandup at sunrise, despite the inevitable haggling with a cab driver. This seems to be the best place in Mumbai to see birds. At least, judging from the number of lists on eBird and the photos I...
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