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Himalayas - 567
Himalayas - 567

Off to Himalayas
... for a week

After a gap of
almost two years ...

... to have some
quiet time on
Renu's birthday
this week ...

Monsoon is still
active in some
parts ... so birding
opportunities may
not be great ...

Still ... taking a
chance and hoping
for the best
___________

Grey-headed Woodpecker
Picus canus ... male

Sattal Forest edge
Alt. 5500 ft
Uttarakhand Himalayas
India
20 November 2019
Habitat
Himalayan Forest, Alt. 5500
Location
Sattal Forest, Uttarakhand Himalayas, India.
Date taken
20.11.2021
Scientific name
Picus canus
amazing bird in stunning capture, one that so rare to see here in the gallery, thanks a million for introducing it to us.
 
Supporter
Doux is right. We don't see much of this beautiful and colorful Woodpecker and this is a wonderful image Alok!
 
fantastic capture, Alok, quite similar to our green woodpecker, the perfect pose and setting, awesome work, many tfs!!
 
All the best for the upcoming events 🥞 for Renu, for you and for your family.
Absolutely superb close-up of this woodpecker.
 
Staff member
Opus Editor
Supporter
Nice one Alok.... I've actually seen one, but a long time ago!! A super bird to leave us with while you take a well-earned break.

Wish Renu a very happy birthday from me please my friend.
 

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Category
Asia, Australia & Pacific Islands
Added by
aloktewari
Date added
View count
579
Comment count
22

Image metadata

Device
NIKON COOLPIX P900
Aperture
ƒ/5.6
Focal length
196.0 mm
Exposure time
1/125 second(s)
ISO
640
Flash
Off, did not fire
Filename
DSCN6171 (2).JPG
File size
1.5 MB
Date taken
Wed, 20 November 2019 4:28 PM
Dimensions
2180px x 1659px

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