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  1. Lakescape - 402

    Lakescape - 402

    Captured at Sunset in almost horizontal lighting ... at Pilibhit Tiger Reserve The bird has now been put into Near Threatened Category in IUCN - List There is much decline in population due to Habitat Loss ... Human Pressure on Riverine Ecosystem ... and Construction of Dams ...
  2. Lakescape - 367

    Lakescape - 367

    Pilibhit Tiger Reserve ... it is dotted with waterbodies, swamps and bogs ... as well as criss-crossed by a sytem of canals fed by River Sharda ... ... and river Mala ... A very water-rich area accounting for presence of big pachyderms ... like Asian Elephant ... ( IUCN - Endangered )...
  3. Lakescape - 350

    Lakescape - 350

    Near Threatened Species On a ... Sacred Island ... What you see here could easily be 0.1 percent of total World-Population of these lovely birds ... Source : Bird Life International Link : http://www.birdlife.org/datazone/speciesfactsheet.php?id=3795 _____ ... Perfection ... amidst...
  4. Lakescape - 328

    Lakescape - 328

    Glorious Godwits - 7 _____ The itchy one ... A bit of behavior ... ... to sign off this mini-series ... All seven images here were taken on a single day of birding ... through one neighborhood but at different sites ... ... that was our first ... after the removal of the leg-cast...
  5. Lakescape - 327

    Lakescape - 327

    Glorious Godwits - 6 ... A closeup of the two long-distance migratory beauties ... ... coming from sub-Arctic / Temperate Climes during winters ... though I have often seen them arriving in this area as early as months of July-August ... ____________ Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa...
  6. Lakescape - 326

    Lakescape - 326

    Glorious Godwits - 5 ______ Coming together ... of ... a wonderful local and two long-distance migrants to enjoy a lavish Monsoon-time banquet ... BlackTG Marsh Sandpiper and ( Tringa stagnatilis ) Black-winged Stilt ( Himantopus himantopus ) Giving a nice...
  7. Lakescape - 324

    Lakescape - 324

    Glorious Godwits - 3 ________ Though it may still be tough in Scotland ... ... these beauties have taken off ... Near Threatened Status of this species came as a jolt to me ... The birds utilize the inland water collections marshes and inundated paddy fields ... the latter ... specially...
  8. Lakescape - 323

    Lakescape - 323

    Glorious Godwits - 2 Awakening ... ... breaking the monotony ... The day was rather dull ... ... and ambiance quite soporific ... _________ Black-tailed Godwit ( Limosa limosa ) Village Dhankot Distt. Gurgaon ; Haryana India 11.09.2014
  9. Lakescape - 322

    Lakescape - 322

    Glorious Godwits - 1 _________ ... the Gang small part of a much larger group ... Conservation Status : ... Near Threatened ... ( ... came to me as a jolt ...) _____ Images of Black-tailed Godwits shall be part of this small series ... ( their conservation status prompted me to do so...
  10. Stature

    Stature

    Stork - 15 Black-necked Stork Stature ... The image shows stature and grandeur of the Threatened bird species ... ...by juxtaposing it with some of the globally more common and fairly large birds in their own right ... The other birds are ... 1 . Great Egret ( Ardea alba ) 2 ...
  11. Prince

    Prince

    Stork - 14 black-necked Stork Immature ... The ' Prince ' will inherit an uncertain future ... Quote : ... " Overall, this species has undergone a moderately rapid population reduction, which is projected to continue, and it has a moderately small population. It is therefore...
  12. Lakescape - 250

    Lakescape - 250

    Lapwing - 5 __________________ A bird classified as Near Threatened ... ... and Sedentary ... I visited this site after a gap of 5 years ... where I saw them on last occasion ... And Lo and Behold ...! ... I saw a group of these beauties bang at the same spot on the degraded...
  13. Lakescape - 235

    Lakescape - 235

    Near Threatened ... ... in more ways than ... one ... _________________ Sitting on a sand-bar ... In the midst of Chambal River On that day of Indian Skimmer search ... ...during boat ride in rainy and murky weather ... ... this was another species sighted and photographed ... Indian...
  14. Lakescape - 228

    Lakescape - 228

    Victims ... ... of Habitat-loss and Degradation ... Conservation Status : Near Threatened ____________________ River Lapwing ( Vanellus duvaucelii ) Baddi Industrial Twonship Himachal Pradesh India 10.06.2013
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