Panchami Manoo Ukil
Panchami Manoo Ukil is a Bhubaneswar-based birdwatcher and bird-photographer who pioneered community birdwatching in Odisha in 2012 with her group The Bhubaneswar Bird Walks (TBBW). She writes regularly for several magazines and journals including Sanctuary Asia and Indian Birds. She was featured in Discovery Channels’s programme on Odisha. She was the only woman from Odisha to be featured in Sanctuary Asia’s special edition on “Women in our Wilds”.