It is popularly known as the Kolkata Botanic Garden and has been a symbol of pride for the city. ‘The Great Banyan at the Howrah Botanical Gardens in Calcutta. Almost any species can be spotted at the right time of the year, and with our nature sanctuaries located at the head of Lake Ontario and sheltered by the Niagara Escarpment there are always birds present. Photo by Francis Frith, 1850-1870.’ – Rachel King. Birding at RBG. Coordinates. Kolkata botanic garden is a nice place to watch for birds (if you are a bird lover). Birds, Butterflies & Associate Plants of AJC bose Indian Botanic Garden. Royal Botanical Gardens provides easy access to some of the most diverse birding in Ontario. The greenfinch is another colourful bird that displays flashes of green and yellow as it flies. So far 440 bird species have been recorded in the National Botanical Gardens, with more birds recorded in the Gardens in the northern (Gauteng) and eastern (Mpumalanga and KwaZulu-Natal) parts of South Africa than those in the Western Cape, Northern Cape and Free State Provinces. The Botanic Garden is spread over an area of 273 acres and is now operated by the Botanical Survey of India (BSI). Feeds on tiny insects which it industrially searches for in garden and groves cheerfully calling all the time. The Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Botanic Garden dates centuries back. A bird of forest edges and gardens. The garden is very popular among photographers, scientists and academicians. I will post my birds on eBird and on my different “BIRDS THAT I HAVE OBSERVED” pages. So I started to take ideas from the reports I found on Cloudbirders. Habitat: Found around human habitation, often choosing to nest in gardens. The nest is made by skillfully sewing together the edges of long leaves - giving the bird its name. They can often be found in village gardens all year round, as they commonly enjoy the countryside. The Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Indian Botanic Garden previously known as Indian Botanic Garden and the Calcutta Botanic Garden, is situated in Shibpur, Howrah near Kolkata.They are commonly known as the Calcutta Botanical Garden and previously as the Royal Botanic Garden, Calcutta. You can attract these wonderful birds with most bird seeds and insects but sunflower seeds are a real favourite. Tourists from all over the globe also come to the Botanical Garden … “We have lost nearly 1,000 trees, including some notable and rare species,” Kanad Das, scientist, Botanical Survey of India (BSI), and in-charge of the Botanic Garden, said. So I have started to use bird lists, eBird generate one for me and I can post it on Cloudbirders. The Great Banyan is a banyan tree (Ficus benghalensis) located in Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Indian Botanic Garden, Shibpur, Howrah, near Kolkata, India. Besides, the development, research and educational value, the Botanical Garden of Kolkata also supports a healthy natural bird and insect population. The great banyan tree draws more visitors to the garden than its collection of exotic plants from five continents. Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Indian Botanic Garden (erstwhile East India Company Bagan, Royal Botanic Garden, Calcutta or Indian Botanic Garden) was established by Lieutenant Colonel Robert Kyd in 1787. Having plenty of trees and also slightly isolated from the city crowd this place is a heaven for the birds. Although most of the birds are common garden birds. Usually seen in pairs.