BNHS camp to Mount Abu and Bera, aptly known as Leopard Country

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BNHS has planned a camp to Bera and Mount Abu to explore the natural riches there. Bera, aptly known as ‘Leopard Country’ presents a great opportunity to spot leopards while Mount Abu, though famous as a hill station, has a lot of endemic birds. Join BNHS this December to spot birds and enjoy a getaway with nature.

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Bera: Bera is a small town situated in Rajasthan, with a considerable leopard population. Bera has in recent years developed a reputation for being one of the best places to see and photograph leopards, and it is aptly known as “Leopard Country”. Situated in the Aravalli Hills near the River Jawai, Bera offers great landscapes as well. Besides the “Prince of the Jungle”, Bera also offers sightings of Sloth Bear, Hyena, and Marsh Crocodile.
Mount Abu: Famous as a hill station in Rajasthan, the forest surrounding Mount Abu is rich with a whole array of endemic birds. The most famous perhaps is the Green Avadavat, a vulnerable and endemic munia, and Abu is one of the best places to spot it. Mount Abu is also home to birds like Indian Pygmy Woodpecker, Indian Blackbird, Indian Yellow Tit, Tawny-bellied Babbler, and White-bellied Drongo.

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Grade: Easy
Dates: 24th – 28th December, 2016
Charges: Rs. 31500 for members, and Rs. 33000 for others
Reporting: Ahmedabad railway station at 06:30 a.m. on Day One. Drop off at Ahmedabad at 03:00 p.m. on the last day.
How to Reach: Ahmedabad is well connected by air, rail, and road with major cities. Rail: You can take BCT Duronto Exp (12268) which leaves Mumbai late at night and arrives in Ahmedabad early next morning; there are many other trains which arrive in Ahmedabad early morning.
Registration*: Call at Hornbill House 22871202/22821811, Mon-Fri 09:30 a.m. to 05:30 p.m. or e-mail at bnhs.programmes@gmail.com.
www.bnhs.org

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