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    Hello from Birding Sri Lanka

    Hey everyone, Just join the community. I am from Sri Lanka and birding in tropical forests in Sri Lanka and Southeast Asia for 20 years. Happy to contribute to the community as well as learn from you all. Contact me for any bird IDing or wildlife activities related to Sri Lanka. By the way, I am...
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    Hello from the Pacific Northwest!

    Greetings everyone :giggle: Happy to be here and looking forward to seeing what it's all about....BIRDS!! I live north of Seattle, currently in an apartment :( and making a bird feeding center on my little patio!! I love the birds, it makes me calm and happy to watch them. Just got a new...
  3. Siamese Pied Starling

    Siamese Pied Starling

    This Siamese Pied Starling was photographed at Lumpini Park in Bangkok in February 2023, when I visited for some work and birding. It is also known as the Siamese Pied Myna and recently split.
  4. Blue-tailed Bee-eater in Penang Malaysia

    Blue-tailed Bee-eater in Penang Malaysia

    Photographed this beautiful Blue-tailed Bee-eater at a paddy field in Penang, Malaysia last week during my birding exploration there.
  5. Blue-tailed Bee Eater at Penang, Malaysia

    Blue-tailed Bee Eater at Penang, Malaysia

    Last week, I was on the island of Penang in Malaysia, and I did some birdwatching at one of the paddy fields to find this beautiful Blue-tailed Bee Eater perched on a stick.
  6. Javan Banded Pitta

    Javan Banded Pitta

    A lifer during my birdwatching trip to the West Bali National Park, and this is one of the endemic pittas from Java and Bali.
  7. My first kingfisher

    My first kingfisher

    Waited a long time for this
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    Bird Hide Photography

    Hello all, Got a chance to visit few popular bird hides around Bangalore, India. Documented the same as a blog post. Bird Hide Photography. Hope you all like it. Thanks, Kiran Kashyap.
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    Bird photo turned into digital BIRD ART

    Photograph of an Eurasian Kestrell with digital painting and filter effects. My digital bird artworks are a combination of my love for birds, photography and painting. I have developed an unique style in my bird art that aims to capture the beauty of pure bird photography in combination with...
  10. Blue-throated Barbet_VTM2.JPG

    Blue-throated Barbet_VTM2.JPG

    Blue-throated Barbet is a beautiful green bird with blue throat and red head. It is called कुथुर्के (Kuthurke) in Nepali and and common birds around so far
  11. Black Drongo

    Black Drongo

    Black beauty- Black Drongo, common bird of open country and farmlands in Nepal
  12. Rose-breasted Grosbeak

    Rose-breasted Grosbeak

    The rose-breasted grosbeaks have arrived and I couldn't resist taking a photo of this male with suet in his beak.
  13. Yellow-rumped Warbler

    Yellow-rumped Warbler

    Took this photo today in the backyard....striking markings on this bird
  14. Savanna Nightjar | Caprimulgus affinis

    Savanna Nightjar | Caprimulgus affinis

    Roosting on the ground during the day.
  15. Sarus Crane | Grus antigone

    Sarus Crane | Grus antigone

    Observed a pair amidst the paddyfields
  16. Golden Bush Robin | Tarsiger chrysaeus

    Golden Bush Robin | Tarsiger chrysaeus

  17. Spotted Creeper | Salpornis spilonotus

    Spotted Creeper | Salpornis spilonotus

    Foraging on the tree trunk for insects.
  18. Yellow-eyed Pigeon | Columba eversmanni

    Yellow-eyed Pigeon | Columba eversmanni

    Foraging on grass seeds.
  19. Speckled Piculet | Picumnus innominatus

    Speckled Piculet | Picumnus innominatus

    Got a fast glimpse of this bird scanning trees one after the other in search for insects.
  20. Arabian Partridge

    Arabian Partridge

    Arabian Partridge is fairly common in the Southern part of Oman. Nearly every valley has them. I was lucky to approach one fairly close during my recent trip to Oman. See the day description on my blog here: http://naturemonitoring.com/birdwatching-and-photography-trip-to-oman-day-9-12-12-2014/
  21. Red-throated Twinspot

    Red-throated Twinspot

    Every now and then you get a bird sit out and pose unexpectedly. Such was the case with this Red-throated Twinspot in Mozambique recently. Unfortunately the focus was slightly out on this shot, but I liked the pose more than the others.
  22. Purple Sunbird

    Purple Sunbird

    Recently I visited Oman for a birdwatching trip. This Purple Sunbird was one of my first new birds in this superb two weeks trip. See my latest stories including daily reports about the trip on my blog here: http://naturemonitoring.com/
  23. Alpine Accentor

    Alpine Accentor

    Alpine Accentor is rapidly disappearing from our fauna in Bulgaria. For some unknown reason, alpine birds are rapidly disappearing. The purpose of this trip was to see if the alpine birds in the area are still around. From the usual suspects we missed the Balkan Shore lark which is usually seen...
  24. Egyptian Vulture photographed in Bulgaria

    Egyptian Vulture photographed in Bulgaria

    The past weekend was pretty busy. Late evening friday drive to the photography hide, beer in the moonlight and early morning 5 a.m. start to get ready for a few Egyptian Vulture shots. This Egyptian Vulture is photographed in Bulgaria in the Eastern Rhodopes where the Bulgarian Society for the...
  25. Black-winged Stilt photography in Bulgaria

    Black-winged Stilt photography in Bulgaria

    Black-winged Stilts are rather peculiar birds. Seeing them this close is quite an experience. Wish it everyone :) I photographed this juv. in a wetland on the Bulgarian Black sea coast. Other birds present were Glossy Ibis, Spoonbill, Spotted Redshank, Garganey, Teal, Kestrel, etc.