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  1. Himalayas - 576

    Himalayas - 576

    Play acting ... One adult gave food to another ... who demanded it actively ... this happened frequently in that feeding party ... two, apparently adult individuals ... feeding side by side ... one would stop and assume demand mode ... the other would immediately offer food to it...
  2. Black-bellied Tern

    Black-bellied Tern

    Mixed with flocks of Indian River Terns and Whiskered Terns
  3. Sulphur-bellied Warbler

    Sulphur-bellied Warbler

    A winter migrant, this species spends time in our garden, splashing about in the bird bath.
  4. White Stork

    White Stork

    Last reported from this place in 2008, the species is a winter migrant - but usually in small numbers. My first sighting of what is a fairly common bird in Europe
  5. Indian Courser

    Indian Courser

    From archives. Image cropped, re-sized, levels adjusted and minimally sharpened. Thank you for your kind appreciation of my previous posts.
  6. Butterfly - 212

    Butterfly - 212

    Dancing on the roadside ... I was driving on a circuitous part of the Himalayan Road ... ... a supply truck was right behind me ... whose driver was restlessly trying to overtake me ... There was a small bay leading to a rain shelter ... barely enough for me to pull my vehicle toward it...
  7. Bee-eater

    Bee-eater

    Green Bee-eater. Image cropped, re-sized, levels adjusted and minimally sharpened. Thank you for your kind appreciation of my previous posts.
  8. Coppersmith Barbet

    Coppersmith Barbet

    Image cropped, re-sized, levels adjusted and minimally sharpened. Thank you for your kind appreciation of my previous posts.
  9. Himalayas - 575

    Himalayas - 575

    " ... Hawk on steroids ..." a view of the the aerial joust between Mountain Hawk Eagle ... and Large-billed Crow The eagle is described as large ... the crow, here, provides a live ... on-field comparison ... eBird/ Macaulay page on the Eagle has an interesting description of the aerial...
  10. Verditer Flycatcher

    Verditer Flycatcher

    This beautiful species is seen in the Himalayas in summer. It migrates to the plains in winter. Dropped in yesterday to say hello.
  11. Magpie-Robin

    Magpie-Robin

    Oriental Magpie-Robin. Image cropped, re-sized, levels adjusted and minimally sharpened. Thank you for your kind appreciation of my previous posts.
  12. Himalayas - 574

    Himalayas - 574

    Himalayas - 574 And ... blackbird came ... ... called gave a song ... said hello as well ... ... with a twinkle in his eyes ... ____________ Grey-winged Blackbird Forest edge Ranikhet Hill Station Alt. 6500 ft Uttarakhand Himalayas India
  13. Purple Sunbird (Male)

    Purple Sunbird (Male)

    Image cropped, re-sized, levels adjusted and minimally sharpened. Thank you for your kind appreciation of my previous posts.
  14. Silverbills

    Silverbills

    Indian silverbills at the birdbath. Image cropped, re-sized, levels adjusted and minimally sharpened. Thank you for your kind appreciation of my previous posts.
  15. Shrike.

    Shrike.

    Bay-backed Shrike. Image cropped, re-sized, levels adjusted and minimally sharpened. Thank you for your kind appreciation of my previous posts.
  16. Himalayas - 572

    Himalayas - 572

    Life : Fireflies ... and Beyond _____________________________ A life ... ... Terse Tense ... And truthful Memories ... memories ! ... Twinkle like Fireflies ... ... In Wilderness Of mind Good ... ...Sweet ... And some Bitter As well _______________ White-throated Laughingthrush...
  17. Babblers.

    Babblers.

    Jungle Babbler. Image cropped, re-sized, levels adjusted and minimally sharpened. Thank you for your kind appreciation of my previous posts.
  18. Francolins

    Francolins

    Grey Francolins. Image cropped, re-sized, levels adjusted and minimally sharpened. Thank you for your kind appreciation of my previous posts.
  19. White-eyed Buzzard

    White-eyed Buzzard

    A young White-eyed Buzzard. These fly into Central and east-south-eastern India. By November the white iris becomes distinct.
  20. Montague’s Harrier

    Montague’s Harrier

    A male Montague’s Harrier- early in the morning. A ragged plumage. Will fatten up and moult by feeding in the grasshoppers etc as it Winters here.
  21. Cattle Egret

    Cattle Egret

    An unusual setting for a Cattle Egret. Image cropped, re-sized, levels adjusted and minimally sharpened. Thank you for your kind appreciation of my previous posts.
  22. Black Bittern

    Black Bittern

    A young Bittern on a Neem Tree for a change
  23. Blackbuck

    Blackbuck

    Blackbuck Male - Among the most elegant of Antelopes
  24. Purple-rumped Sunbird - Female

    Purple-rumped Sunbird - Female

    Image cropped, re-sized, levels adjusted and minimally sharpened. Thank you for your kind appreciation of my previous posts.
  25. Himalayas - 570

    Himalayas - 570

    Himalayas - 570 Parents ... ... and son the little group arrived ... ... at the forest edge observation point ... thoughtfully sprinkled with some grain ... for the benefit of both ... the observer ... and the observed ... ____ Forest Edge Uttarakhand Himalayas Alt. 5500 ft. India 5...
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