Ecological Research

Khandwa Forest Owlet Study - The Forest Owlet (Heteroglaux blewitti) is endemic to central India and is found in teak dominant dry deciduous forests of Satpuda...

Survey of Giant Squirrel - The Indian giant squirrel (Ratufa indica...

The Western Ghats of Maharashtra, locally known as Sahyadri lie roughly between 15° 60' and 20° 75' N and between 72° 60' and 74° 40' E, covering about 52,000 km² area. The Sahyadri Hills are the forefront of Western Ghats in the country...

A study was carried out in Bhimashankar Sanctuary in Pune Division of Maharashtra State to study resource availability and dietary pattern of leopards. There are many villages inside the sanctuary and a large area...

Forest Owlet Survey - Located along the Satpura hills amidst teak trees, Toranmal is a popular hill station in Nandurbar District of Maharashtra. Apart from this, Toranmal is also known to support the rare and endemic forest owlet. The records of forest owlet dates back to the...

The Forest Owlet continues to surprise us. Ever since its rediscovery in 1997, it has appeared in various new locations. Till 2014, the Forest Owlet was reported from dry deciduous teak forests of Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Gujarat. Just when it was being hailed as a species being...