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  1. Lakescape - 685

    Lakescape - 685

    Lakescape - 685 The setting ... This guy is moulting out of that lovely breeding plumage ... ... but he posed in a rather very eye catching setting _________ Pheasant-tailed Jacana Hydrophasianus chirurgus Dist. Jhajjar Haryana India 22 August 2019
  2. Life - Yore

    Life - Yore

    Life - Yore ... ______________ I ... Look back ... and See yore Descending ... Slowly To fall Away from me And ... I see In all detail How ... I have been Away from You My Beloved _____________ Crested Lark Galerida cristata Gurgaon Rural Haryana India 27 September 2019
  3. Full throttle ...

    Full throttle ...

    Full throttle ... Come Monsoon ... and male Rain Quails start calling ... at the top of their voice ... or pitch if one likes ... ___________ Jhajjar Haryana India 6 July 2018
  4. Life - Vistas

    Life - Vistas

    Life - Vistas ________________ A thousand ... ... and one Vistas open ... To give me a glimpse of You ... ... My Beloved And ... yet I yearn ... for more _____________ Green Bee-eater Merops orientalis Basai Wetland Gurgaon Haryana India 22.05.2018
  5. Color ... and name

    Color ... and name

    Color ... and name A near ... near full frame ... ... full of light ... ... and basics the ingredients ... red green ... blue ... purple and with a touch of yellow Here and there ... ... Yet With a name Grey-headed Swamphen porphyrio poliocephalus Basai Wetlands Gurgaon India 31.03.2015
  6. Pure Being ...

    Pure Being ...

    Life : Joy of Being ... _____ The moment I saw this ... Soon I knew Joy of Pure Being ... ________________ Siberian Stonechat Saxicola maurus Dist Gurgaon Haryana India 24 Nov 2017
  7. Briefly ...

    Briefly ...

    Briefly ... _________ He ... paused too ... albeit briefly ... To exchange a friendly glance ... ________________ Pied Bushchat ... male Jhajjar Haryana India 30 March 2021
  8. Close ...

    Close ...

    The lady ... ... stands proud ... and pleased ... Not affected by my overtures ... for a close audience ... ____________ Crested Bunting ... female Mangar Bani Forest Aravali Hills Haryana India 18.06.2018
  9. Lakescape - 682

    Lakescape - 682

    Lakescape - 682 One ... who is in the habit of ... granting brief glimpses and ... apparition only ... ______________ Yellow Bittern Ixobruchus sinensis Basai Gurgaon Haryana India 22 May 2018
  10. Theater ...

    Theater ...

    Life : Theater ... _____________ Surveying ... ... The scenario War ... Is not over ... Yet Theater of absurd ... ... Plays on And likely ... For A long run Profundity ... ... Kowtows to Profanity Time ... And ... again ... ! ________________ Black-breasted Weaver _________________...
  11. Bird Flyways ...

    Bird Flyways ...

    Off to ... Central Asia ... These beauties use Central Asian Bird Flyway ... ... to reach their nesting locales ... transiting through our area ... Here ... a male takes off after having his fill ... while the female has not finished yet ... _____________ Red-headed Bunting M & F...
  12. Lakescape -681

    Lakescape -681

    Lakescape - 681 The Green ... too posed ... ... in that fading daylight ... ... and we did detect hint of a friendly smile as well ... __________ Green Sandpiper Jhajjar Haryana India 12 April 2021
  13. Lakescape - 680

    Lakescape - 680

    Lakescape - 680 Giving a ... perfect pose ... vertically in that ... ... horizontal evening light _______________ Wood Sandpiper Jhajjar Haryana India 30 March 2021
  14. Indignant ...

    Indignant ...

    Indignant ... If the Grey Francolins were wary ... ... the Black was downright indignant ... This male finding us, squatting on the other side turned immediately and vanished into the adjoining patch of wilderness ... _________ Black Francolin ... male Jhajjar Haryana India 12 April 2021
  15. Wary ...

    Wary ...

    Wary ... After thousands of sighting ... ... it was our first chance to shoot them at a water hole ... The pair slowly ... warily approached the other bank of the pond and drank quickly ... while all the tme, keeping an eye on us ... __________ Grey Francolin Jhajjar Haryana India...
  16. Summer tidings ...

    Summer tidings ...

    Summer tidings ... of joy and success Juveniles ... of ... Wire-tailed Swallow ... and Streak-throated Swallow aka Indian Cliff Swallow ... seen here with adult Wire-tailed ... ____________________ Bhindawas Bird Sanctuary Jhajjar Haryana India 13 August 2015
  17. Summer Couture ...

    Summer Couture ...

    Summer couture ... A closeup to show the amazing plumage change it acquires ... ... being the only species of Jacana to have distinct summer and winter plumage ... Both sexes acquire these changes though the females are larger due reversed sexual dimorphism ... ________________...
  18. Transit Cafe ...

    Transit Cafe ...

    Transit Cafe ... These beauties use Central Asian Bird Flyway for migration ... Between India and various parts of Central Asia and Eastern Europe ... While doing so ... they transit through our area ... ... here two male take a refreshment break and mull over the quality of...
  19. Channel of Ecstasy ...

    Channel of Ecstasy ...

    Life : Channel of Ecstasy _________________________ The joy ... ... the moment of ... Contentment Beauty and charm ... thrill of togetherness ... Embraced ... In a gentle zephyr That magical sunset ... and A feel ... of the Beloved ... ... through channel of ecstasy ...
  20. Summer ready ...

    Summer ready ...

    Summer ready ... All dressed up and ... on the verge ... ... of taking a plunge into ... Spring Migration ________________ Western Yellow Wagtail Male ... Jhajjar Haryana India 12 April 2021
  21. Ta da da ...

    Ta da da ...

    Ta da da ... Big Bill ... the Drummer got excited on meeting the Piper ... and did a little jig ... in the bog ... __________ Common Snipe Jhajjar Haryana India 30 March 2021
  22. Summer moult ...

    Summer moult ...

    Summer moult ... The larger female has completed her spring summer moult ... ... while the male is yet to reach completion ... Only species of Jacana to have distinct summer and winter plumage ... Pair formation and bonding has occured already ... ___________ Pheasant-tailed...
  23. Well earned ...

    Well earned ...

    Well earned ... After applying the nest material, they were seen carrying in the previous image ... appropriately ... ... and doing it well ... ... these males are taking a well earned mini-break ... A thin layer of the material used is still seen sticking to the bill of one of them...
  24. More action ... and color

    More action ... and color

    Some more summer colors and action ... Male Streaked Weavers carrying semi-dried buffalo dung to plaster and strengthen their nests ... ________________ Streaked Weaver Ploceus manyar Gurgaon Haryana India 22 May 2018
  25. Turn of season ...

    Turn of season ...

    Turn of season ... That pink flush ... on the shoulder comes out ... ... so well As ... the season ... turns warming up things and ambiance ... _________ Red-wattled Lapwing Vanellus indicus Jhajjar Haryana India 12 April 2021
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