In the lowland areas of the Western Ghats parts of the Goa and in the hilly tracts of the Belgaum, it is quite common to hear the tinkling ‘trick, trick’ 12 to 14 note chorus call from the mud pools, paddy fields and local water bodies in the monsoon during the late evening. Many of

Nirmal Kulkarni has been awarded the prestigious Sanctuary Asia Wind Under Wings award 2014 for his contribution to conservation science and eco-conscious tourism. Nirmal Kulkarni started out as a snake handler and nature photographer, but dons multiple hats as the Director (Ecology) of the Wildernest Nature Resort, Chairman of the Mhadei Research Centre, Team Leader