Episode 9: Bird Identification and Ecology with M. B. Krishna

Dr. Krishna MB is an ecologist and ornithologist from Bangalore who has been interested in bird and habitat conservation and improvement. A legend in the Bangalore birding community, he has studied zoology and pursued his research on bird ecology.

Krishna is a regular fixture at birding walks at the Lalbagh Botanical Garden and is a wealth of knowledge on ecology and bird identification. He has advised many corporate and individuals on modifying landscape garden plans to make them more urban-wildlife friendly. It is in this capacity that he has advised SAP Labs and Robert Bosch on making their campus gardens more functional. He has also advised other corporates like the Taj West End, Trans Indus, Fanuc India, Benson Company, TVS Motors and others, and the Karnataka State Forest Department on issues related to birds, bird habits and landscaping.

He has helped a lot of students to get into ecology as a profession and amateur birders to get started with their interest in birds. He also is the founder of BngBirds, one of the oldest online discussion forums about wildlife and ecology in India.

This episode was produced by Ulhas Anand, edited by Tamanna Atreya and anchored by Shoba Narayan.

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    1. says: Vineet Prasani

      Truly a fascinating listen!

      Learnt a lot of great new stuff and confirmed/debunked some of my bird assumptions!!!

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