You might be wondering what ‘Solaipaadi‘ would be! Well, ‘Solaipaadi’ is a Tamil name for White-rumped Shama (Copsychus malabaricus), a bird species found in Western Ghats. In Tamil, solaipaadi literally means the singer (here, it is bird) in an orchard/forest, i.e. solai – orchard /forest; and paadi – singer.

I am Divyapriya, pursuing PhD on Vocal communication of birds.  My interest lies in reading, critical thinking and writing. My favourite fields are nature, wildlife, spirituality, alternative medicine, genetics, bird acoustics, Indian history and Geography (it keeps adding on)…