Kaziranga, Nameri and Eaglenest Tour Report

Wild buffalo chases, domestic elephant charges and dozens of wildlife sightings marked the bespoke Tour to India’s North-east for French hobbyist-photographer Yann Muzika, led by Toehold’s Sachin Rai. A pair of Asiatic water buffalo chased each other; an Asian barred owlet flashed its magnetic eyes and a blue-naped pitta showed up fleetingly as they took…

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Kaziranga, Nameri and Gibbon January 2014 Tour Report: Part 2

It was the group’s first morning in Kaziranga, as they met at the restaurant for a piping-hot cup of the famous Assamese tea and relatively ordinary biscuits, and departed on their maiden safari in the Central Range of the Tiger Reserve. Within minutes of entering the park, participants were treated to the first sighting of…

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Kaziranga, Nameri and Gibbon January 2014 Tour Report: Part 1

The aircraft landed on Guwahati tarmac on a glorious day, and the Tour Skippers whisked the participants at once to the most unattractive destination of the Tour – a dump. Although on the onset this sounds unappetising, the precious opportunity it offers to photograph the endangered greater adjutant stork fills you with quite the contrary…

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