Girish Jathar

Eastern Himalaya – We are looking at impact of climate change on two bird groups (Finches and Pheasants) in contiguous and anthropogenically altered landscapes in Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh (West Kameng). The project further probes in various conservation issues and response of birds to various climate scenarios.

Threatened Birds of Brahmaputra – status and distribution of threatened birds of Brahmaputra, conservation issues and garnering community support for the species

Central India – Conservation and status of Forest Owlet in dry deciduous forests of Dhule, Nandurbar and Jalgaon district. Community-based conservation initiatives in select areas.

Northern Western Ghats – Conservation and status of Forest Owlet in dry deciduous forests of Thane and Palghar. Community-based conservation initiatives in select areas. Status and distribution of Indian Endemics in non-protected areas of Northern Western Ghats.

Srushti Conservation Foundation
Designation type:
Faculty/ PI/ Scientist at a University, Institute or NGO
Deputy Director
State/Union Territory:
Primary focus:
Primary area of study:
Conservation, Ecology--Habitat ecology, Life history
Primary field sites:

Eastern Himalaya, Central India, Northern Western Ghats, Brahmaputra Flood Plains

Volunteers, Interns
Futher information on opportunities:

At present we have opening for non-paid volunteers for Indian Endemic birds of Northern Western Ghats. The project is in design phase. Interested candidates from Pune region will be preferred. Training will be provided on bird count, data collection and compilation. A certificate of participation will be provided upon completion of project tasks.

Position: non paid

Duration: 3 months

Date of starting – December 1st week