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  1. Terek Sandpiper, Borneo

    Terek Sandpiper, Borneo

    This guy, Terek Sandpiper (Xenus cinereus) 翹嘴鷸 sure can run fast. Filmed at Sarawak's coastal, Malaysian Borneo during last winter migratory season.
  2. Lakescape - 406

    Lakescape - 406

    Demoiselle Crane Large numbers of these flying wonders collect in Rajasthan ( Khichan ) and at many sites in Coastal Gujrat ... ... during winters Regular casualties occur due to windmills and power-lines ... Watch a large congregation of ... these damsels ... lithe and lissom in a...
  3. The Season ... 25

    The Season ... 25

    A bird Endemic to Indian Sub-continent ... ... not threatened immediately though ... ... but has disappeared from many areas where it was sighted frequently ... ... increased vehicular activity ... acquisition of land for commerce and industry ... resulting in habitat loss being the...
  4. The Season ... 24

    The Season ... 24

    We came across a community of these gorgeous birds during our recent birding trip ... I was a great joy to watch them do all kind of activity ... threat ... display There was togetherness ... ... courtship performance ... flying in and out ... guarding waiting ... with prey held in the...
  5. Season - 22

    Season - 22

    The Season ... 22 Captured during birding yesterday ... Taken with a new gadget that I had to test yesterday ... in very adverse conditions ... Sun at zenith ... ambient temperature close to 45 deg. ... air simmering and ... I was almost going to fall with dehydration and exhaustion ...
  6. The Season ... 21

    The Season ... 21

    The Season ... 21 Brightly colored ... ... and delightfully active little birds ... ... eye catching and pleasing ... specially when they are hunting ... gliding or doing other activities ... Watch a lovely pair in action in the video-clip I've uploaded ... Link ...
  7. Himalayas - 115

    Himalayas - 115

    Himalayas - 115 The Season ... A courting pair of Spotted Dove ... The intensity can be gauged in a brief video-clip I have uploaded ... Captured in the forest of Kasauli ... ... close to two Centuries old Cantonment Town and Hill Station ... ... Beautiful and Idyllic ... in the...
  8. The Season ... 19

    The Season ... 19

    Life : The Season ... Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur Jamboree - 32 when talking of changes in plumage colors and iridescence ... Glossies ... really come in the top bracket ... They, veritably ... put the wetland afire ... moving around like little torches ... ... in the...
  9. The Season ... 16

    The Season ... 16

    Life : The Season ... 16 Great Cormorant ... This fellow was sitting on top of a Eucalyptus tree ... nearly 70 feet above ground ... ... giving a difficult angle ... but breeding plumage changes including white thigh patch were nicely seen ... _________ Phalacrocorax carbo Dist...
  10. The Season ... 15

    The Season ... 15

    Life : The season ... 15 Keoladeo National Park Jamboree - 30 Migration ... an integral part of the season for some ... Their long and comfortable Indian vacation ... coming to an end ... Towards the end of their sojourn ... in some cases, the plumage changes start appearing ... and...
  11. The Season ... 14

    The Season ... 14

    Life : The Season ... 14 ... Dragons at work in Himalayas ... Through-out lower and middle Himalayas ... ... the season was on In right earnest ... It was time for togetherness ... ... bonding And give results ... Hard work ... of a cycle that sustains ... Apparition Of ...
  12. The Season ... 12

    The Season ... 12

    12. The Season ... and ... Life at our Balcony _________ Requirement of food ... and water grows up manifold ... ... during this season of special activity ... Birds must locate good sites for finding food and water ... our Balcony is one such ... LOL ... ... though occasionally ...
  13. The Season ... 8

    The Season ... 8

    Life - The Season - 8 After the good work ... they would go quiet for a while ... Same pair as in last two images ... showing some plumage and iridescence ... ___________ Life : Existence and Being ___________ Your ... ... Signatures Are ... All around ... Yet ... You Seem to be A...
  14. The Season ... 7

    The Season ... 7

    Life - The Season - 7 Bill Locking ... ... the pair repeatedly held each others' bill ... ... during courtship ... and they seemed to fairly enjoy the activity ... holding it like that for a while ... ... and they were aware of the lurking Paparazzi as well ... Woolly-necked Stork (...
  15. The Season ... 6

    The Season ... 6

    Life - The Season - 5 Pair formation and bonding ... is the essential outcome of the whole rigmarole ... ... of heightened existent ... This one to show the process ... There was a lot of cootchie-cooing ... petting and bill-locking ( ... read lip-locking ) going on between this...
  16. The Season ... 5

    The Season ... 5

    Life - The Season - 5 Red-naped Ibis ( Pseudibis papillosa ) ... unfortunately, still the alternative name is Black Ibis ... One can easily see that he is anything but Black ... ... Standing proudly with all that lovely color and iridescence ... ________ Dist. Gurgaon Haryana India...
  17. The Season ... 3

    The Season ... 3

    Life - The Season - 3 Song and colors ... There are specialized songs ... and notes reserved for the occasion ... ... even species that have low vocalization during rest of the year ... develop some sounds ... Some more uploads ... based on Colors ... Iridescence ... Display...
  18. The Season ... 2

    The Season ... 2

    The Season ... 2 Feathers become smmoth ... without blemish as well as more shiny ... ... showing iridescence on occasions Colors deepen up ... and new ones appear ... ________ Black Drongo ( Dicrurus macrocerus ) Dist. Gurgaon Haryana India 19.03.2015
  19. The Season ... 1

    The Season ... 1

    Life - The Season - 1 Life : That Time ... _________________ It is That time Of the year ... When ... Nature has Unlimited Budget for Lovely angels ... That ... ... Birds ... Are Gates of Treasure-vault Open wide ... Showering these ... Lovelies with ... Colors ... ... grace Form...
  20. Lakescape -130

    Lakescape -130

    Life : Contrasts ______________________ It is In My voice That YOU Speak And dwell In The temple Of Silence Deep within Forever My inseparable Companion I do Adore YOU For both Your Expression And All encompassing Quietude ______________________ ... Cattle Egret ... ....looking merry...
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