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  1. Himalayas-747 : Himalayan Jay pair foraging post sunset : Amazing Wildlife of India by Renu Tewari and Alok Tewari

    Himalayas-747 : Himalayan Jay pair foraging post sunset : Amazing Wildlife of India by Renu Tewari and Alok Tewari

    This subspecies of Eurasian Jay is also known as the Himalayan Jay ... Here a pair is seen foraging in the canopy of a tall Oak Tree ... ... in post sunset setting ... ___________________ Subspecies ... Garrulus glandarius bispecularis ... aka Himalayan Jay 30 May 2023
  2. Himalayas-727

    Himalayas-727

    Sometimes ... ... they pose so well ... ______________ Verditer Flycatcher Dalhousie : Altitude 6900 feet Chamba Himachal Pradesh India 1 June 2023
  3. Himalayas-721

    Himalayas-721

    Grey-winged Blackbird A species that nests in this area ... Dalhousie : Altitude 6900 feet Chamba Himachal Pradesh India 1 June 2023
  4. Himalayas-720 : Grey-winged Blackbird male singing : Amazing Wildlife of India by Renu Tewari and Alok Tewari

    Himalayas-720 : Grey-winged Blackbird male singing : Amazing Wildlife of India by Renu Tewari and Alok Tewari

    It had been raining incessantly for last two days in Dalhousie .... when it stopped pouring on the evening of 1st June .. we decided to go out and check some bird activity ... And ... we were greeted by this wonderful Grey-winged, male ... ... rendering his lovely song ... ... May-June...
  5. Himalayas-719

    Himalayas-719

    These beauties have such a rich repertoire of songs and calls ... And ... they were singing gleefully when we were there a week ago ... ... we could do some recording as well ... ... taking our chances during rain-free periods ... Grey-winged Blackbird ... male
  6. Himalayas-718 : Black-lored Tit : foraging in rain : Amazing Wildlife of India by Renu Tewari and Alok Tewari

    Himalayas-718 : Black-lored Tit : foraging in rain : Amazing Wildlife of India by Renu Tewari and Alok Tewari

    Light drizzle had started ... but we were out with our cameras ... to to get a shot at these little Himalayan beauties ... Black-lored Tit Dalhousie Altitude 6900 feet Chamba Himachal Pradesh India 30 May 2023 ... 4.00 pm
  7. Himalayas-716 : Rufous Sibia : post-sunset song : Amazing Wildlife of India by Renu Tewari and Alok Tewari

    Himalayas-716 : Rufous Sibia : post-sunset song : Amazing Wildlife of India by Renu Tewari and Alok Tewari

    The lovely ... late evening ... rather post sunset song was celestial ... resonating ... and echoing across that lovely Himalayan setting ... ... making one feel the joy of being a part of it ... Calls of Eurasian Jay can also be heard scattered in the first half of the recording ...
  8. Himalayas-714 : White-tailed Nuthatch : foraging & calling : Amazing Wildlife of India by Renu Tewari & Alok Tewari

    Himalayas-714 : White-tailed Nuthatch : foraging & calling : Amazing Wildlife of India by Renu Tewari & Alok Tewari

    This fabulous ... ... tiny ( less than 5 inches ) Himalayan species of Nuthatches ... is not a common sighting in India ... One adult is seen foraging in its typical style in this video recording ... ... its call can also be heard in the last part of the clip ... _____________ Dalhousie ...
  9. Himalayas-713

    Himalayas-713

    An uncommon sighting ... ... and a rarity at the Forum ... One image each in the Gallery and Opus ... White-tailed Nuthatch Sitta himalayensis Dalhousie ... Altitude 6900 feet Chamba Himachal Pradesh India 1 June 2023
  10. Himalays-712 : Grey headed Canary Flycatcher : lovely song : Amazing Wildlife of India by Renu Tewari & Alok Tewari

    Himalays-712 : Grey headed Canary Flycatcher : lovely song : Amazing Wildlife of India by Renu Tewari & Alok Tewari

    A pair came out of canopy ... one of them sat in front of us ... the other, hidden partially ... ... and both started rendering a fabulous ... ... mesmerizing melody ... ________________ Dalhousie ... Altitude 6900 feet Chamba Himachal Pradesh India 1 June 2023
  11. Himalayas-636

    Himalayas-636

    Hopelessly ... ... unfocussed by the foliage and twigs ... __________ Green-backed Tit Dalhousie Hill Station Altitude 6900 feet Himachal Pradesh India
  12. Himalayas - 635

    Himalayas - 635

    Amazing level of skill ... ... commitment organization and diligence ... He had picked up two long sticks ... ... but did not leave ... pushed them to the back part of his bill ... then proceeded to roll up a wet mud pellet ... ... to mop up the shopping list for making that beautifully...
  13. Himalayas - 587

    Himalayas - 587

    A relative rarity here ... ... and a fortuitous capture ___________ Variegated Laughingthrush Tissa, District Chamba Alt. 6000 feet Himachal Pradesh India 26 March 2013 dscn0148
  14. Spring-Summer - 366

    Spring-Summer - 366

    Though there are many unshared images ... in the archive ... here's one that I discovered 2 days ago ... Another species ... that comes infrequently here ... last image came nearly 3 years ago ... one I posted even before that ... This species breeds in Himalayas and moves to the ...
  15. Himalayas - 394

    Himalayas - 394

    Himalayas - 394 ... The Forest-edge ... After doing the Wallcreeper ... and the Nutcracker/Crossbill (courtesy Ann) ... acts ... the lady walked upto the fortuitous waterhole ... formed by a leaking water supply pipeline running along the edge of the forest ... to get a refreshing...
  16. Himalayas - 371

    Himalayas - 371

    Himalayas - 371 Green Valley and Snow ... Another Forest-edge ... ... where we do some of our Himalayan birding ... This is about 800 kilometers to the west of the first Forest-edge image posted ... Link : https://www.birdforum.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/623357/ppuser/86675 The...
  17. Himalayas - 279

    Himalayas - 279

    Just as we had finished shooting the images and videos of Rufous-bellied Niltava ... a light drizzle had already started ... ... it soon picked up and we had to rush back to our hotel room barely able to save our equipment ... It continued to rain throughout that day with spells of very...
  18. Himalayas - 278

    Himalayas - 278

    Himalayas - 278 In Dalhousie ... ... as we move along the forest-edge ... there is an old gnarled Rhododendron tree ... standing at a bend on one side ... ... we always scan its crown for any bird activity ... while passing ... We had seen Ultramarine FC ... Verditer FC ...
  19. Himalayas - 277

    Himalayas - 277

    Life : Glimpse ... and expanded consciousness __________________ In ... those Dizzying heights ... A little lull ... In rain Covers opened ... Albeit briefly Rich was ... The forest Full of Summer calls Blackbird ... Ushered in ... A lovely dawn With his Lilting song...
  20. Himalayas - 276

    Himalayas - 276

    Himalayas - 276 ... First Monsoon showers on abating ... left many wet patches ... and puddles at the forest edge ... Many birds were more than eager to take advantage of these at the day-break ... Here's one of those beauties ... Watch it drink at one such newly formed facility ...
  21. Himalayas - 275

    Himalayas - 275

    Himalayas - 275 ... Sentinel on duty ... sitting on vantage point ... nearly 8000 ft in Himalayas ... on the edge of the rich forest known to have Leopards and Himalayan Black Bear ... ... overlooking a precipitous drop with resplendent slope reaching a deep valley ... One of my all...
  22. Himalayas - 274

    Himalayas - 274

    Himalayas - 274 ... These gregarious and daring birds are amazing vocalist as well ... Apart from close to a dozen calls and songs of their own ... they are great mimic ... ... repeating calls of other species also ... Here, in the accompanying video ... one can see this individual...
  23. Himalayas - 273

    Himalayas - 273

    Himalayas - 273 ... ... as I mentioned earlier ... there were micro rain-free intervals during our stay in Himalayas ... on this occasion ... and these provided small windows of opportunity to image possible, bird and ... even occasional butterfly activity ... ... here, a fairly worn...
  24. Himalayas - 272

    Himalayas - 272

    The Himalayan forest was filled-up with the melodious song of singing Verditers ... Never before during our previous visits ... nearly in the same time period ... we heard so many of them crooning and calling ... This, a lady here performing minutes before the clouds rumbled on to...
  25. Himalayas - 271

    Himalayas - 271

    Himalayas - 271 ... Here's male Grey-winged Blackbird ... he was letting out an array of calls and songs ... even when a drizzle had started ... Sitting on top of a tall pine ... growing on the edge of a gorge ... he presented a difficult angle ... ... and a very dark bird in dull...
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