Masterclass Bird Photography Workshop by Rathika Ramasamy


Workshop : Masterclass Bird  Photography Workshop


Workshop Dates: December 8th to December 11th, 2022


Venue: Thattekadu Bird Sanctuary, Thattekadu, Kerala


Limited seats only.

To register and for more  details please click here  to fill up the form.






Who could attend:

This workshop is open to all amateur photographers, hobby photographers, anyone who wants to learn bird photography from Rathika Ramasamy. This workshop is suitable to those with previous knowledge of photography.This workshop is intense and detailed one, which helps you to learn wildlife photography techniques, all field techniques, practical knowledge of wildlife shoots, presenting you your work and wildlife conservation etc. If you have never visited Thattekadu/westernghat, then this is the workshop to look for.  Rathika’s knowledge of the place helps you come back with stunning images.  She will be there to handhold you in your shooting sessions, and give instant reviews and suggestions to make good bird images.


What to expect :

Thattekadu is one of the hotspot for western ghat endemic birds. Must visit for Bird Photographer. Please note that wildlife sighting is a matter of chance and only mother nature has control over what you are able to see. We will be trying our best to get all birds in checklist. However actual sightings are always a matter of luck.

Check list will be send before the workshop.


Food and accommodation:

All Food and Tea / Coffee shall be served at the Lodge in the common dining area. The Food served is home cooked and is primarily Kerala style. Both Vegetarian and Non Vagetarian food will be served by the Lodge during your stay. Please indicate in case you have any restrictions.


Transport :

Nearest Airport is Kochi (Ernakulam)  international airport.

Nearest Railway Station – Aluva – please note that not all trains stop here. Thrissur and Ernakulam are also options.The birding Lodge is approx 40 km from airport and Aluva station. Taxis are easily available.

For those not familiar with Kerala, the taxi drivers speak passable English and understand Tamil and Hindi.

If you want to make arrangement by us ,we would be able to arrange for pick up from Airport or Station.


Local Transport :

Please note local transport Birding Lodge to Sanctuary and birding places, we will be using min van/zeep. This trip costs included in the workshop fees.




Images from Thattekadu

Srilankan frogmouth_D558374Srilankan frogmouth_D558374 Rufus treepie_D558422Rufus treepie_D558422RATHIKARAMASAMY Asian fairy-bluebird (Irena puella)Asian fairy-bluebird (Irena puella)










Emerald dove (Chalcophaps indica)Emerald dove (Chalcophaps indica) Heart-spotted woodpecker (Hemicircus canente)Heart-spotted woodpecker (Hemicircus canente)







Mottled wood owl (Strix ocellata)_D558076Mottled wood owl (Strix ocellata)_D558076RATHIKARAMASAMY Male-Streak-throated woodpecker (Picus xanthopygaeus)_AFR4233Male-Streak-throated woodpecker (Picus xanthopygaeus)_AFR4233RATHIKARAMASAMY