Bengaluru Bird Day 2017 — Venkatappa Art Gallery, Sep 30, 2017

  • On:
    September 30, 2017
  • Timing:
    7AM to 8PM
  • Location:
    Venkatappa Art Gallery
    Kasturba Rd, Ambedkar Veedhi, Sampangi Rama Nagar,
  • City:
  • Website

Bengaluru Bird Day is a full-day with walks, talks and workshops on birds and birdwatching. This informal event is put together by the birdwatching community in Bangalore to commemorate the birthday of Dr. Joseph George, who started the group birdwatching effort in Bangalore. The event is completely free of cost and open to all.

The day long event will culminate in the Dr. Joseph George Memorial Talk titled ‘Themes and Trends in Indian Environmentalism’ by Dr. Ramachandra Guha, followed by recognition of people who have contributed over the years in promoting group birdwatching in Bengaluru.


1. Free registration is needed at the venue.
2. Limited seats available on a first come, first served basis.
3. Preference will be given to those who will stay throughout the day.
4. If you wish to attend only specific talk/s, please have a friend substitute you for the rest of the day.


Brief schedule:

0700 – 0900: Birdwatching
0915 – 1015: Talk titled “Birds, bird-watching and nature conservation: experiences of a tropical biologist in South and Southeast Asia” – by Seshadri K S
1015 – 1115: Talk titled “Kerala Bird Atlas” – by Praveen J
1115 – 1130: Coffee/Tea break
1130 – 1230: Talk titled “Exploring the wonders of bird behavior” – by Suhel Quader
1230 – 1400: Lunch and networking
1400 – 1615: Workshop titled “Introduction to bird sketching” – by Prasad Natarajan
1615 – 1630: Coffee/Tea break
1630 – 1730: Talk titled “Bird management at airports today” – by Mahesh Iyer
1730 – 1800: Coffee/Tea break and networking
1800 – 1945: Dr. Joseph George Memorial Talk titled “Themes and trends in Indian environmentalism” – by Dr. Ramachandra Guha
1945 – 2000: Thanskgiving and recognitions

Please find the detailed schedule here.

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