Welcome to the website of Dr Tilak Bera
Tilak Bera: the naturalist:
Dr Bera has travelled across India since he was very young.
His school holidays were always spent in travelling with his family visiting numerous holiday destinations. When in college he started exploring jungles and mountains and visited all the tiger reserves and bird sanctuaries in India and Nepal. Since then, he has revisited numerous sanctuaries.
While travelling In Nepal he was introduced to birdwatching by an Englishman, and he has stayed an avid birdwatcher since.
As a naturalist, he has visited many unseen places in India and has maintained extensive records of these places as photojournals. He inititially published some of his journals in travel magazines. Now, he is concentrating on publishing his photographs and journals as pictorial text, to be able to share with his readers the beautiful places in India.
He has six publications so far, three in Bengali and three in English. For details of his books, please refer to the Publications section.
Tilak Bera: the doctor
He graduated from Calcutta Medical College and joined the Army Medical Service.
He specialised in Ophthalmology, getting his M.S from the University of Mumbai.
He is now a practicing Ophthalmic Surgeon in Kolkata.