Listen to Nature

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The video above was documented in India by Karan Kalsi, a wildlife photographer and filmmaker from New Delhi, India.

Greater Barbet (screen grab)
Great Barbet (screen grab)

It Introduces White-throated Kingfisher (Halcyon symrnensis), Mountain Bulbul (Ixos mcclellandii), Indian Pond-heron (Ardeola grayii), Spotted Owlet (Athene brama), Shikra (Accipiter badius), Himalayan Black Bulbul (Hypsipetes leucocephalus), Great Barbet (Megalaima virens) and Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata).

Spotted Owlet (screen grab)
Spotted Owlet (screen grab)

“There’s nothing that’s more beautiful and fulfilling and potentially explosively life changing, than simply listening to nature,” said Karan, of his first short film, Listen to Nature.

Karan Kalsi
New Delhi, India
28th June 2017

This post is a cooperative effort between Birds, Insects N Creatures Of Asia and BESG to bring the study of birds and their behavior through photography and videography to a wider audience.

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Dr Wee played a significant role as a green advocate in Singapore through his extensive involvement in various organizations and committees: as Secretary and Chairman for the Malayan Nature Society (Singapore Branch), and with the Nature Society (Singapore) as founding President (1978-1995). He has also served in the Nature Reserve Board (1987-1989), Nature Reserves Committee (1990-1996), National Council on the Environment/Singapore Environment Council (1992-1996), Work-Group on Nature Conservation (1992) and Inter-Varsity Council on the Environment (1995-1997). He is Patron of the Singapore Gardening Society and was appointed Honorary Museum Associate of the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum (LKCNHM) in 2012. In 2005, Dr Wee started the Bird Ecology Study Group. With more than 6,000 entries, the website has become a valuable resource consulted by students, birdwatchers and researchers locally and internationally. The views and opinions expressed in this article are his own, and do not represent those of LKCNHM, the National University of Singapore or its affiliated institutions.

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