Vimal Niravathu

Vimal is a leading birding guide and is experienced in guiding birders all over South
India, notably Thattekkad Bird Sanctuary (Forest Species), Munnar Hill Station, Chinnar
Wildlife Sanctuary (Dry forest species), Ooty (endemics) and Mudumalai.  Born & brought
up near the lowland forests at Thattekkad. He is a prime example of how one’s passion can
turn into a career. Vimal is a self-taught birder, who picked up the elements of birding from
the numerous birders from all over the globe whom he has driven around. He has excellent
vision and good road-eyes, he is good with calls and has a comprehensive range of sound
recordings. His unparalleled knowledge on bird vocalisation has taken him to a different level
in birding.Vimal is also a keen bird photographer. He is happy to accompany birders and
wildlife lovers from all over the World. He is interested in Natural History, Wildlife,
Trekking, Travelling and Photography. An able coordinator, the tours with Vimal go off
without a hitch and he is has an inherent talent to understand what his guests need and deliver
on the same.