Reduced levels of noise pollution because of no vehicular traffic and human activity confined in controlled lockdowns has brought out the birds in ever larger numbers. Spotting and identifying them is an activity that bring much pleasure. These are some birds that I sighted recently.
Ishita Kaul is a PhD scholar in Psychology at Christ (Deemed to be University), Bangalore whose area of study is 'Emotional Intelligence as a Mediator between Stress, Burnout and Coping among Medical Doctors of Himachal Pradesh.' She is a native of Kullu, Himachal Pradesh.