I am interested in birdwatching, wildlife and biodiversity research and conservation. When not working, I like to go on hikes or birding trails with my family and friends.


  • D. Adelson and R. Purandare, Sighting of Thick-billed Warbler Phragmaticola aedon near Panchgani, Maharashtra, India, Newsletter for Ornithologists, 1(6): 87–88, 2004.
  • S. Ingalhallikar, R. Purandare, S. Nalavade and S. Dhole, Bird diversity changes of Pune urban area, Journal of Ecological Society, 13 & 14: 59–70, 2000.
  • R. Purandare and S. Purandare, On nesting of Bonelli’s Hawk-Eagle Hieraaetus fasciatus, Newsletter for Birdwatchers, 38(2): 32-33, 1998.
  • R. Purandare, Laggar Falcons and Bonelli’s Eagles in Pune, Newsletter for Birdwatchers, 38(1): 4-5, 1998.
  • R. Purandare, Sightings of Mallards near Pune, Newsletter for Birdwatchers, 37(6): 107, 1997.
  • R. Purandare, Hawking technique of the Hobby Falco subbuteo, Newsletter for Birdwatchers, 36(3): 44-45, 1996.
  • R. Purandare, Checklist of the birds of Khamgaon, Kasurdi and Khutbav, Private Circulation, 1992.