Traversing the same trails, living in the same stone rest-houses as Jim Corbett and other shikaris in the Himalayas- in search of the same thing; the tiger. Looking at records from 1925 to our experiences as part of the tiger-monitoring team.
A typical day on the field in the scorching terai at the peak of summer, here’s a description of some of the many forms of fauna that I would encounter regularly in the forests while part of the tiger-monitoring team.
While part of the tiger-monitoring team in the terai, we had a lovely field station with a huge expanse of a meadow to the west and surrounded by dense sal and deciduous forests on all the other sides. Here is a brief glimpse into the fauna that was thriving in the area and the tranquility of life in the terai.