Omkar Dharwadkar

Naturalist and Birder

Though an engineer by profession, he followed his passion and today is arguably Goa’s finest Naturalist and a very good photographer. His knowledge on birds and bird calls is to be heard and experienced to be believed. Besides birds, he has been documenting butterflies, dragonflies, reptiles and amphibians for the last decade in Goa. He is also the President and a founder member of the Goa Bird Conservation Network (GBCN). He has to his credit several new reports of birds, dragonflies and butterflies to his name and a species of Dragonfly new to Science.