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  1. 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...
  2. Butterfly - 220

    Butterfly - 220

    Beauty ... color and gentle glide .. ... life lived on nectar and honey ... ___________ Tiny beauty called ... Metallic Cerulean Jamides alecto Ranikhet Hill Station Altitude 6500 ft Uttarakhand Himalayas India 7 October 2021
  3. Himalayas - 633

    Himalayas - 633

    Amazing birds these ... ... the Hornbills Not fully studied yet ... Full frame of a male here ... ___________ Oriental Pied Hornbill
  4. Himalayas - 631

    Himalayas - 631

    High Himalayan Valley Sonamarg Pir Panjal Ranges Altitude : 9000 River in view : Sindhu Jammu & Kashmir India
  5. Himalayas - 629

    Himalayas - 629

    What the he.. ! ... this one definitely didn't like the intrusion ... Spotted Dove Sattal Uttarakhand Himalayas India 5October 2021
  6. Himalayas - 619

    Himalayas - 619

    Himalayas - 619 Not seen in the gallery very frequently ... Grey Bushchat Juvenile Dalhousie Hill Station Altitude 7000 feet
  7. Raptor - 119

    Raptor - 119

    Raptor - 119 Largest among ten species of Hawk Eagles found in the world ... Mountain Hawk Eagle ... is a very fierce Raptor ... ... reaching a length of up to 84 centimeter ... Takes monkeys, serow and small ungulates as prey ... it has been recorded to take Macaque, of 8-10 Kg body...
  8. Himalayas - 616 : Plumbeous Water-redstart- lovely action call- Amazing Wildlife of India by Renu Tewari & Alok Tewari

    Himalayas - 616 : Plumbeous Water-redstart- lovely action call- Amazing Wildlife of India by Renu Tewari & Alok Tewari

    A denizen of the high ... fast flowing Himalayan Streams ... Usually seen at the altitudes between 6600 ft to 13500 feest during summer ... may come down to lower altitudes during winters ... but surprisingly we have found a pair breeding at an altitude less than 5000 feet where this male was...
  9. Himalayas - 614

    Himalayas - 614

    Himalayas - 614 A denizen of the high ... fast flowing Himalayan Streams ... Usually seen at the altitudes between 6600 ft to 13500 feest during summer ... may come down to lower altitudes during winters ... but surprisingly we have found a pair breeding at an altitude less than 5000 feet...
  10. Himalayas - 599

    Himalayas - 599

    A pair of Greater Yellownape investigating ... a hole in the fallen tree ... ... at the forest edge ... Love these ivory-billed beauties ... Sattal Forest Altitude 5500 feet Uttarakhand Himalayas 20 November 2019
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    Striated laughingthrush
  12. Himalayas - 593

    Himalayas - 593

    A backlit ... day-break shot This deeply colored species of Oriole is found in Himalayas and south Asia ... They make cup shaped nests made almost entirely of bast fibre ... ... bound with cobwebs ... Some fine ... delicate taste these beauties have ... Both parents share nesting...
  13. Himalayas - 592 : Black-naped Woodpecker : drumming & calling : Amazing Wildlife of India by Renu Tewari & Alok Tewari

    Himalayas - 592 : Black-naped Woodpecker : drumming & calling : Amazing Wildlife of India by Renu Tewari & Alok Tewari

    Drumming and calling Watch a Himalayan Grey-headed Woodpecker ... aka Black-naped Woodpecker ( male ) ... displaying and drumming ... Drumming is variously known as ... tattooing tapping ... and rapping ... It is done by woodpeckers on both natural and structured hollow objects ...
  14. Himalayas - 588 : Amazing Wildlife of India by ... Renu Tewari and Alok Tewari : White-crested Laughingthrush-call and laughter

    Himalayas - 588 : Amazing Wildlife of India by ... Renu Tewari and Alok Tewari : White-crested Laughingthrush-call and laughter

    Some mirth ... ... and joy from Himalayas ... Himalayan forests are repository of mind-blowing wealth ... ... wealth that Nature has bestowed upon mankind ... over eons ...
  15. Raptor -115

    Raptor -115

    Off to Jorbeer ... ... a remote site developed as Vulture Conservation Centre ... Five hundred Km. southwest of Delhi ... it is located in Rajathan close to India-Pakistan Border Renu and I, will drive to Bikaner ... a historical city where we plan to stay in an Army facility for 4-5...
  16. 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
  17. Himalayas - 573

    Himalayas - 573

    Himalayas - 573 __________________ The immensity ... of that Himalayan morning was sheer ... and overpowering ... And ... With a twinkle In his eyes he lent style ... to it being ... A Himalayan _____________ Himalayan Bulbul Forest edge Ranikhet Hill Station Alt. 6500 ft...
  18. Himalayas - 569

    Himalayas - 569

    Himalayas - 569 Two Large-billed Crows were loudly calling and circling in the western sky and ... suddenly a large Mountain Hawk Eagle appeared in the sky and the crows got involved in an aerial dogfight ... A collage to depict the action ... __________ Ranikhet Hill Station lt...
  19. Himalayas - 568

    Himalayas - 568

    Himalayas 567 Day break ... ... in Himalayan valley of Sattal ... A Grey Treepie comes to greet ... __________ Forest Edge Uttarakhand Himalayas Alt. 5500 ft. India 5 October 2021
  20. Himalayas - 567

    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...
  21. Now ...

    Now ...

    ... that is a ... NUTHATCH ______________ Sattal Uttarakhand Himalayas Alt. 5500 india
  22. Revealed ...

    Revealed ...

    Life - Revealed ____________ Clouds broke ... To reveal An all pervading Gold ... Moonbeam ... Danced and ... descended ... Into Palm of my hand Blessings poured Tangible ... ... And subtle Through ... Mundane and Surreal Wrapping me around With Your Glory ... My Beloved...
  23. aloktewari

    India Vulture ID ... ? Cinereous Vulture ... Ranikhet, Dist Almora, Uttarakhand Himalayas, India; 17.11.2019, 12 noon; Huge Vulture soaring and high.

  24. Life ... Dream

    Life ... Dream

    Life - Dream __________________ Dreams ... ... Are said to be Black and white We fill them up ... With colors Of life ... People live In the edge of Time ... Of Today and now So it is claimed Tomorrow ... Never dies But ... Others believe It never comes A mere apparition Enough for us...
  25. Himalayas - 566

    Himalayas - 566

    Himalayas - 566 colorful wee Himalayans ... ... always a delight to get a closeup shot of this wonderful songster ... ___________ Grey-hooded Warbler Phylloscopus xanthoshictos
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