Ihtisham Kabir

February 27, 2016
February 27, 2016

On Trail, Off Trail

The pull of the forest is undeniable. It attracts us, beckons us to enter and explore the green and the dark, even lose

February 20, 2016
February 20, 2016

Birds in Flight

A flying bird is a beautiful sight. Yet, before the emergence of modern digital cameras, it was extremely difficult for

February 13, 2016
February 13, 2016

What to See in Sundarban

The other day I met a newly-arrived diplomat. Our conversation turned to tourism and he seemed surprised to learn

January 30, 2016
January 30, 2016

Leaving on a Jet Plane

Now that my daughter has returned to the US for her studies after spending winter holiday at home, the thing that

January 9, 2016
January 9, 2016

Taking Stock

Dear reader, a very happy new year!

January 2, 2016
January 2, 2016

Back to Purbachol

Ten years ago I returned to Bangladesh after three decades abroad. There were many adjustments I had to make, but

November 28, 2015
November 28, 2015

Osprey

If there ever was a Shakespearean bird, the osprey is it. Its dramatic appearance, its single minded pursuit of prey,

October 31, 2015
October 31, 2015

Coming to Birding

I became interested in birds at a relatively older age without any formal training. Many colleges and universities

April 11, 2015
April 11, 2015

A Sweet Passion

Maowar Chomchom, Pera Shandesh, Chhanar Payesh, Kachagolla, Malaikari, Malaichap, Monda.... Twenty mouth-watering names like

February 28, 2015
February 28, 2015

Chasing the Light

As a photographer I am always chasing light. After all, a photograph is nothing but a map of the light that the camera sees. Good light comes in many guises and the first thing I do before taking a...