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Birdwing Publishers

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Who are we?

Sharing Wonders of Nature through Books


Birdwing Publishers is a publishing business vertical of Ladybird Environmental Consulting LLP which is founded by Dr. V.Shubhalaxmi and Mr. Isaac Kehimkar. Both are field entomologists with flair for writing and teaching. This section will showcase their passion which could be very infectious. This is an online book store.

Birdwing Field Guides are series of wildlife books which aim to excite common man's attention towards the natural world. The first of its series is Field Guide to Moths of India.

Moth Lady of India


With 25 years of experience in diverse field of environment. Dr. V. Shubhalaxmi is best known for her passion towards insects.


Butterfly Man of India


With 40 years of experience in the field of natural history, Mr. Isaac Kehimkar best known to be  India's most popular Butterfly Man.



6 February 2019: Alumni Mentoring Youth Leadership Programme


 Dr. Shubhalaxmi was selected as a mentor for the above programme which was launched by U.S. Consulate General Mumbai and Ekonnect Knowledge Foundation. 

28 December 2018: Think Wildlife Tefla Awards


 Dr. Shubhalaxmi was awarded for Excellence in Entomology and Isaac Kehimkar for Excellence in Lepidoptera Research.  

Check out this great vid Mr. Isaac Kehimkar, Director was invited to speak on his passion for butterflies at TEDx Bangalore  

Felicitation at the Marathi Vidynan Parishad


  Isaac Kehimkar, Director was felicitated at the 52nd Marathi Vidynan Parishad, Kudal, Maharashtra.  

Book Release by CM Devendra Fadvanis


  On the eve of International Day for Mangroves, Isaac Kehimar's book- Coastal Biodiversity of Maharashtra was released at hands of CM Devendra Fadvanis.