Episode 45: Avians to the rescue with Bittu Sahgal

Episode 45: Avians to the rescue with Bittu Sahgal

Our guest today is the much-admired Bittu Sahgal.  Mention Mr. Sahgal and three words come up: Sanctuary, activism, and conservation.  He founded Sanctuary magazine in 1981. It morphed into Sanctuary Nature Foundation in 2001.  In these capacities, and...
Episode 34: Amazing Bird Species: Brahminy Kite

Episode 34: Amazing Bird Species: Brahminy Kite

There is this bird that my mother watches.  When it comes down, she says Garuda, garuda.  And does a namaste. This bird is called the Brahminy kite. Haliastur indus.  But is this bird really the Garuda that Hindus worship? That is the bird of Indonesia–...

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