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J.M.Garg in Simla, Himachal, India.
The photographers barnstar for the generous contributions of images to help in improving the state of natural history information in the Indian region. Shyamal (talk) 11:57, 7 April 2008 (UTC)
The Fauna Barnstar
Keep up the good work, Gargji. AshLin (talk) 20:37, 8 February 2009 (UTC)
India Barnstar of National Merit
For all your tireless efforts to record India's Butterflies and Birds. You do an amazing job. Keep up the good work!!! Wayne Ray User:WayneRay
The Wikiproject Lepidoptera Barnstar
For User:Jmgarg1 for his many pictorial contributions to Wikiproject Lepidoptera. AshLin (talk) 09:55, 25 August 2009 (UTC)
The Original Barnstar
For all those images of plants and animals from India. Not for the first time, I expect, they have been the primary illustrations for a featured article, Russet Sparrow. —innotata (Talk • Contribs) 14:47, 19 March 2010 (UTC)

He is a passionate naturalist & a wildlife photographer. He has been trekking a lot since last 15 years. His is creating awareness about our Trees & Plants, winged friends (Birds), Butterflies, etc. in particular & nature around us in general.

He had published a book called 'A Photoguide to the birds of Kolkata & Common birds of India'.

He had held few Exhibitions mainly focusing on Bird Photography.

He is the owner of Efloraofindia - a google group. Efloraofindia (earlier Indiantreepix) is the largest Google e-group in the world in this field & largest nature related (and the most constructive with more than 2500 members & 2,25,000 messages on 18/6/15) in India devoted to creating awareness, helping in identification etc. along with discussion & documentation of Indian Flora. He is the owner of (and also maintaining) Efloraofindia website for documenting flora of india that is being discussed on Efloraofindia google e-group along with supplementing the working of the group. More than 11000 species' pages of seed plants, ferns, fungi & others are available with details for those species which have already been discussed in effloraofindia e-group.

He is currently working on 'Wikiproject Lepidoptera' & 'WikiProject Birds' & contributing to 'Tree of Life Wikiproject' of Wikipedia. He has uploaded thousands of his best images of Birds, Buttterflies, Plants etc. (more than a thousand species) in Wikimedia Commons, which can be seen at (arranged alphabetically & place wise):

Thousands of his images are used in Wikipedia & Wikispecies & can be seen at & respectively.

He can be contacted at

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