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  1. Small Sunbird (Leptocoma minima)

    Small Sunbird (Leptocoma minima)

    The crimson-backed sunbird or small sunbird is a sunbird endemic to the Western Ghats of India. Like other sunbirds, they feed mainly on nectar although they take insects, especially to feed their young. They are tiny birds that are resident and are found in forests but are particularly...
  2. Elephant scape (Elephas maximus)

    Elephant scape (Elephas maximus)

    The Asian elephant, also known as the Asiatic elephant, is the only living species of the genus Elephas and is distributed throughout the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia, from India in the west, Nepal in the north, Sumatra in the south, and to Borneo in the east. This herd of Elephants...
  3. Capped Langur (Trachypithecus pileatus)

    Capped Langur (Trachypithecus pileatus)

    The capped langur (Trachypithecus pileatus) is a species of primate in the family Cercopithecidae. It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, and Myanmar. They are arboreal and gregarious by nature. A herd of capped langur consists of 2 to 14 langurs led by a brawny male langur. They are...
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    Nikon "E"?

    In trying to hunt down a Nikon EII, I stumbled across what I think might be the earlier E version. It says Nikon 7x35 6.6°WF Is this the E version? How much of a difference is there between the E and the EII and is $80 a good price for an E in good condition but missing the beautiful case? I am...
  5. Cervus elaphus

    Cervus elaphus

  6. Accipiter gentilis

    Accipiter gentilis

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    Spotting scopes that offer the same value proposition as the Monarch HG bins?

    The Monarch HG's punch above their weight and I've read many people compare them favorable to far more expensive glass from Zeiss and Swarovski. Are there spotting scopes that offer the same value proposition as the MHG bins? Perhaps Nikon's own Monarch Fieldscope? I've been eying the MONARCH...
  8. Female Kestrel Landing

    Female Kestrel Landing

    A female kestrel returning to her perch after an unsuccessful attempt at a kill.
  9. Female Kestrel Landing

    Female Kestrel Landing

    A female kestrel returning to her perch after an unsuccessful attempt at a kill.
  10. Female Kestrel Landing

    Female Kestrel Landing

    A female kestrel returning to her perch after an unsuccessful attempt at a kill.
  11. Female belted kingfisher

    Female belted kingfisher

    There have been a lot of these in the neighborh
  12. Snowy Egret

    Snowy Egret

    There were six of them in the pond. This one was the closest.
  13. Male American Goldfinch

    Male American Goldfinch

    He posed with a nice backdrop.
  14. Female rufous hummingbird in flight

    Female rufous hummingbird in flight

    A bunch of these were busy catching bugs in the morning. I like the bright red feather on her chest.
  15. Osprey with a Fish

    Osprey with a Fish

    Shooting birds over the ponds, and this one flew right over me.
  16. Female belted kingfisher in flight

    Female belted kingfisher in flight

    Four kingfishers were over one of the ponds west of our home. This one flew right in front of me.
  17. The Local Golden Eagle Pays a Visit

    The Local Golden Eagle Pays a Visit

    Close to sunset, this golden eagle showed up west of our home.
  18. Great-tailed Grackle

    Great-tailed Grackle

    This male grackle was perched in a tree with another male. It gave out a short, raspy, ascending call, then threw its head back and spread its tail and wing feathers. It this a mating display?
  19. Great-tailed Grackle

    Great-tailed Grackle

    This male grackle was perched in a tree with another male. It gave out a short, raspy, ascending call, then threw its head back and spread its tail and wing feathers. It this a mating display?
  20. Bald Eagle Making a Turn

    Bald Eagle Making a Turn

    This bald eagle was dead set on landing on its favorite perch, but the wind was at its back. So it made a last second 180 turn.
  21. Common Hoopoe

    Common Hoopoe

  22. Indian Golden Oriole

    Indian Golden Oriole

    A winter visitor to South India from the Himalayas and North and Central China.
  23. Yellow Eyed Babbler

    Yellow Eyed Babbler

    Yellow Eyed Babbler --- Rawal Lake, Islamabad
  24. kingfisher

    kingfisher

  25. Loten's Sunbird (female)

    Loten's Sunbird (female)

    This beautiful bird was photographed in the forested hills of Wayanad in Kerala, India
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