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Birds of Bangladesh

By |November 3rd, 2014|

Doel (Magpie Robin)

The Doel or the magpie robin is the national bird of Bangladesh. One of the more familiar birds about towns and villages. Shy, silent and unobtrusive during non-breeding season, then skulking in shrubbery and only uttering plaintive swee-ee and harsh chur-r. Conspicuous during breeding season when male sings lustily from favourite tree-top or […]

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Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh

By |November 3rd, 2014|

About 15% of Bangladesh is still forested; the three principal forest regions are the Madhupur jungle, the tidal forest in the coastal Sundarban (a mangrove swamp region in the Ganges delta), and the tropical rain forest of the Chittagong Hills.

Bamboo and rattan are abundant. Tigers and other game are found in the Madhupur jungle and […]

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Sounds of Bangladesh

By |November 3rd, 2014|

Listen to the national anthem of Bangladesh (midi format).

Listen to a a collection of songs composed by the great Rabindranath Tagore, winner of the Nobel prize for literature in 1913. Incidentally, Tagore is also the composer of Bangladesh’s national anthem.

 

The sound of the morning, lots of early morning noises, mainly birds. Eagles, crows and other tropical ones.

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Destination Chittagong!

By |November 5th, 2014|

Chittagong Division. the second most developed division in the country and shares its eastern border with Myanmar. It has the distinction of being Bangladesh’s only hilly region with hills ranging from about 800 feet (242 meters) in the north to about 200 feet (60 meters) in the southern ranges. The narrow coastal strip is crowded in […]

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