Ramit Singal has a keen interest in several aspects of natural history. An engineering graduate, his interests have led him to pursue a career that keeps him amongst nature. He has extensive experience with wildlife-based projects involving long-term monitoring and surveys of birds, frogs, snakes, and mammals in India. He has also been involved in projects on community engagement, nature education, and citizen science.
He is an easygoing and careful birder, with a sound knowledge of bird calls and habitat. His favourite places to bird in are South Asia, and Tasmania. He helps maintain the eBird India database, and also manages some of the text and media for the Merlin App. Ramit has authored books on birds (A Birder’s Handbook to Manipal), produced an acoustic guide to frog calls, and described 3 new species of frogs.