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Lakescape - 367
Pilibhit Tiger Reserve

... it is dotted with
waterbodies, swamps and
bogs ... as well as
criss-crossed by a
sytem of canals fed by
River Sharda ...
... and river Mala ...

A very water-rich area
accounting for
presence of big
pachyderms ... like
Asian Elephant ...
( IUCN - Endangered )
and
Indian One-horned Rhino
( IUCN - Vulnerable ) ...
in the near contigouous
Dudhwa National Park

Along these canals
and rivers is
found this
Near-threatened ( IUCN )
species ...
River Lapwing
( Vanellus duvaucelii )

All this gives enough
indication of the
importance of
Terai-bhabhar
in conservation of
biodiversity ...

River Lapwing
( Vanellus duvauclii )

____________________

27.01.2015
Habitat
Bhabher-Terai Forest and waterbodies
Location
Pilibhit Tiger Reserve ; Uttar Pradesh ; India
Date taken
27.01.2015
Scientific name
Vanellus duvaucelii
A super double, with beautiful lighting and expressions Alok ! Great angle too.
 
An excellent capture Alok! superb detail and pose...great setting too, very well done :t:
 

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