Shri Kumam Jugeshor Singh was born on 1st February, 1957 at Kumam Leikai, Moirang, Manipur. He graduated from the DM College of Science, Imphal under Gauhati University in 1977 with Honours in Zoology. He did his M.Sc. (Zoology) from Calcutta University in 1980. He joined Kumbi College, Kumbi, Manipur since its inception in 1981 as a Lecturer of Zoology. Besides teaching, he is actively associated with various local and national level NGOs working particularly on wildlife and the environment. Being a birdwatcher, he is also associated with mid-winter waterbird counts of Loktak and its adjoining wetlands since 1999-2000. He regularly delivered talks over AIR (All India Radio) and Doordarshan on wide scientific topics mainly on the conservation of birds and their habitats. His association with the AIR, Imphal started since 1992. He is the author of the book Checklist of the Birds of Manipur published by the Department of Forest, Government of Manipur in 2014. He was honoured on the occasion of World Environment Day 2004 and 2013 by the Directorate of Environment, Govt. of Manipur by presenting citations, mementos, etc.