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talchhapar blackbuck sanctuary

  1. More variable ...

    More variable ...

    Variable Wheatear subspecies ... O. p. opistholeuca Talchhapar Blackbuck Sanctuary Churu : Rajasthan India
  2. Talchhapar - 43

    Talchhapar - 43

    Eye contact ... Always feels nice to capture one ... who will pose so well for you ... albeit transiently ... As ... this male obliged me with a great eye contact ... ________ Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse 24 February 2022
  3. Talchhapar - 42

    Talchhapar - 42

    Talchhapar - 42 Ready to give a performance ... ... mike and antenna ... checked and live ... ... and he obliged with a little head turn ... seeking a nod to begin ... ______________ Indian Bushlark 24 February 2022
  4. Talchhapar - 41

    Talchhapar - 41

    Talchhapar - 41 Aerodynamically ... perfect fast flyers ... Though living in desert and semi-arid habitats they are heavily reliant on water ... and are known to fly up to 80 km for a drink ... Chestnut-bellied Sangrouse 24 February 2022
  5. Talchhapar - 39

    Talchhapar - 39

    And ... a Creeper ... who walks like ... a Nuthatch _________ ... see the tail position and compare it with that of the Nuthatch in the video posted today ... __________ Unlike these two ... Treecreepers always support themselves on long & stiff tail feathers ... ________ Indian...
  6. Talchhapar - 38

    Talchhapar - 38

    Another misty morning capture at that magical oasis of a grassland ... ... in the midst of Thar desert ... Common Kestrel 24 February 2022
  7. Talchhapar - 36

    Talchhapar - 36

    A misty late morning ... _______________ Where ... dreams have ... wings Where they fly ... And ... there They are captured ... ... as well ______________ Talchhapar Blackbuck Sanctuary 24 February 2022 8.28 am
  8. Talchhapar - 34

    Talchhapar - 34

    Occasionally ... not often ... though ... in a good moment ... pose ... and perch combine ... in favorable lighting ... to make it a touch sublime ... _________ Indian Roller Talchhapar Blackbuck Sanctuary Churu : Rajasthan : India 24 February 2022
  9. Talchappar - 33 : Blackbuck : males fighting or lekking : Amazing wildlife of India by Renu Tewari and Alok Tewari

    Talchappar - 33 : Blackbuck : males fighting or lekking : Amazing wildlife of India by Renu Tewari and Alok Tewari

    Talchhapar reserve is named after these handsome antelopes ... Here two fully grown males are engaged in a serious business involving real state ... that is used as a lek ... visited by females ... ready to mate ... One can see the huge salt heaps, harvested here ... on the edge of the...
  10. Talchhapar - 32 : Lekking ...

    Talchhapar - 32 : Lekking ...

    Lekking ... Talchhapar reserve is named after these handome antelopes ... Here two fully grown males are engaged in a serious business involving real state ... that is used as a lek ... visited by females ... ready to mate ... Blackbuck is the only extant member of the Genus 'Antilope'...
  11. Talchhapar - 31 : Crested Lark : spring melody : Amazing Wildlife of India by Renu Tewari and Alok Tewari

    Talchhapar - 31 : Crested Lark : spring melody : Amazing Wildlife of India by Renu Tewari and Alok Tewari

    Spring melody ... This lovely crooner ... the crested Lark is rendering his fabulous ... spring melody ... Crested Lark Talchhapar Blackbuck Sanctuary Churu : Rajasthan : India 24 February 2022
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    Talchhapar - 30

    White-eared Bulbul ... was considered to be a subspecies of Himalayan Bulbul ... ... now has a full species status ... Part of a superspecies that has five more species of Bulbuls ... aka ... White-cheeked Bulbul Talchhapar Blackbuck Sanctuary Churu : Rajasthan : India 24.02.2022
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    Talchhapar - 29

    Are you kidding ... ! This big guy was in no mood to tolerate our overtures ... The look says it all ... ______________ Steppe Eagle Talchappar Blackbuck Sancturay Churu : Rajasthan : India 24 February 2022
  14. Talchhapar - 28

    Talchhapar - 28

    Here's a pair of Yellow-throated Sparrow the courting pair ... ... that had already shortlisted the potential nesting loction ... Females have faint yellow in the throat but it may absent altogether ... The chestnut is usually replaced by brown in females ... All these features vary...
  15. Talchhapar -27

    Talchhapar -27

    These chirpy beauties had already embarked on to the courtship activities ... ... and had become very vocal ... ... by the last week of February ________ Chestnut-shouldered Petronia aka Yellow-throated Sparrow aka Chestnut-shouldered Bush-Sparrow ( Gymnoris xanthocollis )
  16. Talchhapar - 25 : Indian Bushlark : singing : Amazing Wildlife of India by Renu Tewari and Alok Tewari

    Talchhapar - 25 : Indian Bushlark : singing : Amazing Wildlife of India by Renu Tewari and Alok Tewari

    Watch this lovely little Indian crooner ... ... giving a brief performance ... ... up ... close and personal ... Indian Bush Lark Talchhapar Blackbuck Sanctuary Churu Rajasthan India 24 February 2022
  17. Talchhapar - 24

    Talchhapar - 24

    This lovely Bush Lark is seen in Indian sub-continent ... ... he gave us a wonderful private concert ... ... up ... close and personal I will share it in a follow up post ... __________________ Indian Bush Lark Talchhapar Blackbuck Sanctuary Churu Rajasthan India 24 February 2022
  18. Talchhapar - 23 : Pied Avocet : Amazing Wildlife of India by Renu Tewari and Alok Tewari

    Talchhapar - 23 : Pied Avocet : Amazing Wildlife of India by Renu Tewari and Alok Tewari

    Feeding in a salt pan located in the Thar Desert ... Watch this beautiful ... ... migratory large waders ... __________ Talchhapar Blackbuck Sanctuary 24 February 2022
  19. Talchhapar - 22

    Talchhapar - 22

    Uncropped joy ... Life - Embracing Awareness ______________ Light ... A shower ... Of gold From heavens ... Bird ... A darling On earth Blessed moment Of ... A slowly embracing Awareness of ... You ... And ... In that twilight Shall ... we meet ... My beloved __________ Pied Avocet...
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    Talchhapar - 19

    The star of Talchhapar ... Long-eared Owl Considered to be among the five least commonly sighted species of birds in India ... A migratory winter visitor species but ... reported to have bred in India ... We were lucky to capture one at Talchhapar ... ______________ Asio otus...
  21. Talchhapar - 17 : Amazing Wildlife of India by Alok Tewari and Renu Tewari : Variable Wheatear male opistholeuca morph

    Talchhapar - 17 : Amazing Wildlife of India by Alok Tewari and Renu Tewari : Variable Wheatear male opistholeuca morph

    We were very lucky to have spotted ... and captured all three subspecies ... ... during our visit to Jorbeer and Talchhapar ... Two I've already shared ... Here's the male of the third subspecies ... O. p.opistholeuca _________ Talchhapar Blackbuck Sanctuary 24 February 2022
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    Talchhapar - 16

    We were very lucky to have spotted ... and captured all three subspecies ... ... during our visit to Jorbeer and Talchhapar ... Two I've already shared ... Here's the male of the third subspecies ... O. p. opistholeuca _________ Talchhapar Blackbuck Sanctuary 24 February 2022
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    Talchhapar - 14

    They were in pre-migration mode and were collecting in large numbers ... Passed overhead ... calling loudly _____________ 24 February 2922
  24. Talchhapar - 13 : Amazing Wildlife of India by ... Renu Tewari and Alok Tewari : Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse flying

    Talchhapar - 13 : Amazing Wildlife of India by ... Renu Tewari and Alok Tewari : Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse flying

    Watch the fast flyers in this video-clip ... at extreme slo-mo ... ... they soak their breast feathers in water ... and fly for tens of kilometers into dry desert ... to their nests ... where their flightless chicks are waiting for a drink of life ... Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse February 2022
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    Talchhapar - 12

    Special appearance ... Amazing birds these ... they soak their breast feathers in water ... and fly for tens of kilometers into dry desert ... to their nests ... where their flightless chicks are waiting for a drink of life ... ... while carrying water thus ... they become heavy and have...
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