I focus on the ecology and conservation of tropical forests and wildlife—especially rainforest plants, birds, and mammals—mainly in the Western Ghats. I have studied the effects of various forms of habitat alteration on tropical rainforest bird communities.
Anamalai Tiger Reserve, Valparai Plateau, Dampa Tiger Reserve, Kalakad Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve
I do not plan to take any students/interns but would be happy to contribute information, links and datasets to students who may wish to take it further for analysis or publications. Interested researchers can write to me after checking out my research publications (https://www.lens.org/lens/profile/440065025/scholar) and datasets on Dryad: https://datadryad.org/search?q=t+r+shankar+raman and indicating their interest.