YPS Meet | March 16, Sat | 6:00 PM | State Youth Centre
YPS proudly presents a unique slideshow on Birds of North Karnataka by three leading photographers from Hubli. Works of each of these three photographers have been published in various newspapers, magazines, online portals and journals. They have been actively involved in the conservation and documentation of birds in that region, especially the Laggar Falcon.
About the Authors
, known as Abhi to friends and family, is a techie by profession, a passionate photographer and an avid birder by choice. He enjoys travelling to destinations, which are not commercially popular, but is extremely attached to his roots in North Karnataka. He loves exploring places and thoroughly enjoys sighting birds and wildlife in North Karnataka.
Abhi’s work has been published in Valmik Thapar’s book ‘Wild Fire’. He is also involved in conducting photography workshop for kids and adults, and actively promotes nature photography.
Here are few images shot by Abhi.
Amith Rao, a post-graduate in
Business Management & Development from Jain College, Bangalore is a Builder and Developer by profession. He is a wildlife enthusiast from a very young age and has been doing birding for 5 years. His article on the Laggar Falcon Breeding Behaviour has been published in ‘Indian Birds’, a Journal of South Indian Orthinology. His images have been displayed at the Karnataka Bird Festival and ‘Nature in Focus’ Exhibitions, amongst others. As a Guest Speaker at the Karnataka Bird Festival, he has spoken about unique bird sightings in Hubli-Dharwad and Laggar Falcon documentation.
Here are few images shot by Amith.
from Hubli, is a commerce graduate and a well-known DJ from North Karnataka. He has been birding since 2014 and travelled extensively to many parts of the country. He is very well known for documenting birds in north Karnataka. His exclusive article on Laggar Falcon has been published in ‘Indian Birds’. His images have been published on the cover page of Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS), besides being used by Karnataka Forest Department.
He has been involved in conservation activities and creating awareness about birding. He too has been a Guest Speaker at the Karnataka Bird Festival along with Amith Rao.
Here are few images shot by Kushal Adaki.
Lets us meet this Saturday at YPS for the unique slideshow on Birds of North Karnataka.
-YPS Executive Committee