Monthly Archives: May 2013

Tête-à-tête with Professor Upadya

Tête-à-tête with Professor Upadya

IMG_6040On 26th of March, 2013 – Mr. Basavaraj and Ms. Julia Balogh from FSL-India visited Prof.Upadya, a retired professor of Zoology, an ardent Bird lover and an enthusiastic nature photographer. The purpose of this visit was to seek support from Prof. Upadya, towards the initiative of preserving and creating awareness about the “Malyadi Bird Sanctuary”, which is a collective effort of FSL-India Eco-Team and the Thekatte Panchayat.

The team of FSL-India received a warm welcome from the Professor and had a chance to witness the remarkable pictures of flora and fauna that Prof. Upadya captured at the “Malyadi Bird Sanctuary”. Read the rest of this entry

A visit to the “Malyadi Bird Sanctuary”

A visit to the “Malyadi Bird Sanctuary”

DSC00273With a view to open a new branch of FSL-India’s Home based Projects; the Eco-Team of FSL-India namely Mr. Basavaraj and Mr. Manjunath with an International Volunteer of FSL-India – Ms. Julia Balogh visited the “Malyadi Bird Sanctuary” located near Thekatte in Udupi district, on 14th of March 2013.

The team explored and analyzed the local flora and fauna in the sanctuary and found that most of these species are not only rare but also are not found elsewhere in the surrounding areas. The FSL-India team was accompanied by a local from the area, who helped them explore the premises of this peaceful and astounding natural habitat. Read the rest of this entry