News from Ranthambhore and its surroundings

Sundari or Sattra or T 17 - A wild tiger's story

The three sisters – “Satara”, “Athara” and “Unnis” (or 17, 18 and 19 in Hindi) were born during the monsoon months (July to September) of 2006. They were the three female cubs of Machali’s (T16) last litter and T 2, who was then the most dominant male of Ranthambhore, was the father. These t [...]

Mottled Wood Owl

I saw a Mottled Wood Owl (Strix ocellata) in Ranthambhore national park after nearly two year. The Owl was roosting on a branch of a Khirni tree (Manikara hexandra) on the way to High Point inside the Ranthambore national park. Aditya Singh    

Machali or T 16 - A wild tigers story

Machali or T 16 was born sometimes during the monsoons of 1997. She was the dominant cub amongst a litter of 3 females. I moved to Ranthambhore in 1998 and she was one of the first cubs that I saw in Ranthambhore. Since then I have had a strong emotional attachment to her. Machali in Hindi means “fish”. She was initially known [...]

Greetings from Ranthambhore

Hope you have a wild and action packed 2012....with tigers on your tail...

Seasons greetings

Seasons greeting from all of us at The Ranthambhore Bagh.  T 19 has a litter of three cubs (two males and one female) - three newbies to Ranthambhore tiger reserve

Aditya Singh's interview in Education Times

Publication: The Times Of India Mumbai;  Date: Dec 20, 2011;  Section: Education Times;  Page: 44  EXPERT EYE Snapshots in the wild Giving up a high salaried conventional career in civil services, Aditya Singh followed his heart to become a wildlife photographer. Seema Khinnavar trails his journey   &nbs [...]

12th Sanctuary Wildlife Awards 2011

Aditya Singh - won the highly coveted "Santcuary Asia Wildlife Photographer of the year 2011 award" for this picture of a mother bear with two young cubs on her back fighting off a male tiger in the Ranthambhore national park.  Read more about this incident Aditya also won a "Highly Commended" award in the sam [...]

Frequently seen tigers of the tourism area of Ranthambhore - from October 2011 onwards

Here are the identification photographs and range of the frequently seen tigers of Ranthambhore national park in India. Since the national park reopened in October 2011 for visitors - these 10 have been the most frequently sighted tigers in the rousim zone of Ranthambhore.