Shakti : is among the best bird guide in Andaman, Having born and brought up in the Andaman islands, Shakti was inclined towards nature and wildlife since the day his mother allowed him to watch TV. He grew up watching Discovery Channel and decided to pursue his passion. He did his post-graduation in Marine Biology and worked as a Marine Biologist for 5 years, scuba diving in the remotest island in the Andaman, Nicobar and Lakshadweep archipelago conducting underwater surveys to study coral reef biodiversity prior to starting Tribesmen in 2018.
Having bittern by the birding bug courtesy to his friend and colleague in 2013, his passion for birding slowly grew into what he is today, a person who sleeps with one field guide next to his pillow and another under his bed . Shakti considers himself a mix of of birder and a Bird photographer. He spends hours studying and observing birds, their behavior on field as well as learning to be a better wildlife photographer and constantly improving his wildlife images. He has traveled much across the country often in his motorcycle Spotting over 750 species of Indian Birds in the process remarkable if you consider that he lives in an island far far from mainland India.
Benefits of Andaman Birding with Shakti:
A birding trip with Shakti can ensure you tick all the birds from your Andaman wish list and if you are a bird photographer than, he will help you get the desired images and assist with camera settings. His tours are meticulously planned and his knowledge about the islands, the ecosystem and wildlife makes him a ideal bird guide to lead the Andaman Birding Tour. He is among the top ebirder of the Islands with many articles published in various journals, and also the Bird Count India’s Regional Coordinator for Andamans
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