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European Roller : immature and spider : Amazing Wildlife of India by Renu Tewari and Alok Tewari (Coracias garrulus)

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European Roller - Immature

Juvie and the Spider ...

... not a fable

A funny thing happened
as we were taking
images of this wonderful
lifer juvie ...

A tiny spider ... that must
have been drifting through
the air ... hanging by their
marvelous thread ...
landed bang
on his upper-mandible ...

... probably the safest
place for it to avoid
being eaten alive ...

... the bird in Opus article
is seen
holding a spider in
its bill ...

Initial few shots that I
took, do not show the
presence of the spider ...
As one watches the
video-clip ... one can
see through their emotions ...
... faced with such an
unexpected turn of
events for both ... they
engage in a staring duel
... with spider drifting to
the central blind-zone of
the two eyefields for safety
... making ever so
minuscule adjustments ...

Watch all this up-close
in the video-clip ...
________

Coracias garrulus
Dist. Gurgaon
Haryana
India
Habitat
Agrarian Wilderness and open countryside
Location
Gurugram, Haryana, India
Date taken
25.07.2016
Scientific name
Coracias garrulus
as safe as can be indeed, wonderful find and a great video, Renu and Alok, love it, many tfs!!
 

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