Bangalore BirdRace - 2012


The sixth edition of the Bangalore BirdRace was held in the backdrop of a sighting of the Lesser Florican near Bangalore - a sighting made after exactly 100 years. The sixth edition saw over 200 enthusiastic participants travel in and around Bangalore recording bird species with the winning team spotting more than 150 species of birds on a single day. An event to award the winners and to recognize extra-ordinary efforts made by individuals in the field of conservation held at Hotel Paraag culminated the BirdRace. 


Results of the BirdRace

Green Team winner: Brown Bobby : 105 species
                Arun C
                Janet Danny
                Mathew
                Sharang S
                Amit Pandey

1st place: Team Flowerpecker : 155 species
                Vaibhav
                Chandu
                Apoorva
                Sanjeev 

2nd place: Team Black Stork : 153 species 
                Deepa Mohan
                Saandip Nandagudi
                Poornima Kannan
                Kannan A S
                Yashpal

3rd place: Team Whitethroat : 140 species 
                Jayaram Jahgirdar
                Vinaya Kumar Thimmappa
                Vinay Subramanya
                Balasubramanyam
                Hemanth Kumar

Bird of the day: Team Whitethroat : Reef Heron
                Jayaram Jahgirdar
                Vinaya Kumar Thimmappa
                Vinay Subramanya
                Balasubramanyam
                Hemanth Kumar