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uttarakhand himalayas

  1. Butterfly-256

    Butterfly-256

    Common Bluebottle (... honestly, there is nothing common about them ...) A swallowtail butterfly Graphium sarpedon Jeolikote Altitude 4000 feet Nainital Uttarakhand Himalayas India
  2. Himalayas-829

    Himalayas-829

    Streaked Laughingthrush ... was in a great mood and ... gave some interactive poses ... ________________________ Ranikhet Hill Station Altitude 6500 feet Almora Uttarakhand Himalayas India 3 May 2024
  3. Himalayas-828 : Long-tailed Broadbill : Amazing Wildlife of India by Renu Tewari and Alok Tewari

    Himalayas-828 : Long-tailed Broadbill : Amazing Wildlife of India by Renu Tewari and Alok Tewari

    First video on the species, here ... ... when we were about to exit the National Park ... luckily ... we spotted him ... and ... he stayed long enough to give a few shots and a small video-clip ... ______________________ Long-tailed Broadbill ( Psarisomus dalhousiae ) Corbett NP...
  4. Butterfly-255

    Butterfly-255

    Indian Tortoiseshell 52-63 mm Found in Himalayas Ranikhet Hill Station Altitude 6500 feet Almora Uttarakhand Himalayas India 7 May 2024
  5. Himalayas-826

    Himalayas-826

    At the forest-edge ... and quite literally so ... Mulling over ... before descending to the forest floor for morning foraging ... Few pairs were nesting in the vicinity ... _____________________ Oriental Turtle Dove Ranikhet Hill Station Altitude 6500 feet Almora Uttarakhand Himalayas India...
  6. Himalayas-825

    Himalayas-825

    Twisted ... wood ... on a twisted trunk and ... yet so straight his 'tale' ... ... crest ... and throat ... oh ... so pale (*tail) _____________________ Greater Yellownape ... male Ranikhet Hill Station Altitude 6500 feet Almora Uttarakhand Himalayas India 7 May 2024
  7. Himalayas-824 : Ultramarine Flycatcher male nesting duty : Amazing Wildlife of India by Renu Tewari and Alok Tewari

    Himalayas-824 : Ultramarine Flycatcher male nesting duty : Amazing Wildlife of India by Renu Tewari and Alok Tewari

    Few pairs were nesting at the forest-edge ... ... both male and female were seen repeatedly carrying food to the nest ... and both were calling as well ... _________________ Ultramarine flycatcher ... male Ranikhet Hill Station Altitude 6500 feet Almora Uttarakhand Himalayas India 7...
  8. Himalayas-823

    Himalayas-823

    Both male and female were making frequent sorties with food ... ... a pair of this lovely flycatcher was nesting bang at the forest-edge ... _____________________ Ultramarine flycatcher Ranikhet Hill Station Altitude 6500 feet Almora Uttarakhand Himalayas India 7 May 2024
  9. Himalayas-822

    Himalayas-822

    Bright day ... ... lovely lighting and toothsome titbits ... ... all at the forest-edge ___________________ Russet Sparrow ... female Ranikhet Hill Station Altitude 6500 feet Almora Uttarakhand Himalayas India 3 May 2024
  10. Himalayas-821 : Plumbeous Water Redstart : male : Amazing Wildlife of India by Renu Tewari and Alok Tewari

    Himalayas-821 : Plumbeous Water Redstart : male : Amazing Wildlife of India by Renu Tewari and Alok Tewari

    Plumbeous Water Redstart ... male ( Rhyacornis fuliginosa ) Himalayan River Shipra Alt. 5000 ft above MSL Nainital Uttarakhand Himalayas India
  11. Himalayas-820

    Himalayas-820

    Spotlight ... is on the Greenie ... _______________ Green-backed Tit Ranikhet Hill Station Altitude 6500 feet Almora Uttarakhand Himalayas India 3 May 2024
  12. Himalayas-819

    Himalayas-819

    the Lady ... ... drops in to inquire ... A courtesy ... ... a social visit at the forest-edge ... ____________________ Slaty-headed Parakeet Ranikhet Hill Station Altitude 6500 feet Almora Uttarakhand Himalayas India 3 May 2024
  13. Himalayas-817

    Himalayas-817

    To ... ... take a plunge or ... not ... is the moot question ... _____________________ Black-throated Tit Ranikhet Hill Station Altitude 6500 feet Almora Uttarakhand Himalayas India 3 May 2024
  14. Himalayas-816

    Himalayas-816

    Iridescent crooner of Himalayas ... Blue Whistling Thrush Dwarahat Altitude 5000 feet Uttarakhand Himalayas India 5 May 2024
  15. Himalayas-815 : Russet Sparrow courtship dance at 5.30 am : Amazing Wildlife of India by Renu Tewari and Alok Tewari

    Himalayas-815 : Russet Sparrow courtship dance at 5.30 am : Amazing Wildlife of India by Renu Tewari and Alok Tewari

    Some engaging action at the forest-edge ... ... even before the sun came out ... gleefully opening the day ... Male has some food in the bill ... and is teasing the female by showing it ... ... not offering but holding it back ... provoking her to charge for it ... __________________...
  16. Himalayas-814

    Himalayas-814

    Enjoying ... last meal of the day ... Russet Sparrow male
  17. Himalayas-813

    Himalayas-813

    The lady ... ... equally gorgeous was not to be left behind ... They have brown and yellow crown instead of brown-yellow-red of males ... ________________ Brown-fronted Woodpecker ... female Ranikhet Hill Station Altitude 6500 feet Almora Uttarakhand Himalayas India 3 May 2024
  18. Himalayas-812 : Cinereous Tit : parents feeding young : Amazing Wildlife of India by Renu Tewari and Alok Tewari

    Himalayas-812 : Cinereous Tit : parents feeding young : Amazing Wildlife of India by Renu Tewari and Alok Tewari

    First video on Cinereous Tit here ... ... and that of a happy family ... It was a lucky sighting at day-break ... and an opportunity to record the parenting activity One can see a fledgling being treated with delicacies ... ... dotingly by both parents ... One can also see a Russet...
  19. Himalayas-811

    Himalayas-811

    Birding day was almost done ... ... when this debonair ... arrived at the forest-edge ... ... to brighten-up the deepening twilight ... ... by ... granting us a lovely portrait ... ____________________ Brown-fronted Woodpecker ... male Ranikhet Hill Station Altitude 6500 feet Almora...
  20. Himalayas-810 : Jungle Owlet calling : Amazing Wildlife of India by Renu Tewari and Alok Tewari

    Himalayas-810 : Jungle Owlet calling : Amazing Wildlife of India by Renu Tewari and Alok Tewari

    Jungle Owlet Calling ... what an impressive call this smallish bird has ... ... and that was the first time we, ''saw'' it calling and could associate the sound with this bird ... Watch and hear it in this video-clip ... Jungle Owlet ( Glaucidium radiatum ) Dwarahat District Almora...
  21. Himalayas-809 : Alexandrine Parakeet First sighting in Dwarahat Valley : Wild India by Renu Tewari and Alok Tewari

    Himalayas-809 : Alexandrine Parakeet First sighting in Dwarahat Valley : Wild India by Renu Tewari and Alok Tewari

    This was the first reported sighting of this species at Dwarahat ... More common in plains and foothills we spotted one male perched on top of a tall tree on the edge of a valley ... Since this was peak nesting season ... I can hazard a guess of a female being present nearby ... Calls of...
  22. Himalayas-808

    Himalayas-808

    A pre-dawn Himalayan gift ... This rather elusive Himalayan canopy dweller ... paid a visit to the forest-edge ... _____________________ Blue-throated Barbet Ranikhet Hill Station Altitude 6500 feet Almora Uttarakhand Himalayas India 8 May 2024 ... 5.53 am
  23. Himalayas-807 : Blue throated Barbet before dawn : Amazing Wildlife of India by Renu Tewari and Alok Tewari

    Himalayas-807 : Blue throated Barbet before dawn : Amazing Wildlife of India by Renu Tewari and Alok Tewari

    This rather elusive Himalayan canopy dweller ... paid a visit to the forest-edge before dawn ... One can hear the calls of its partner ... as this species nests in the area ... __________ Blue-throated Barbet Ranikhet Hill Station Altitude 6500 feet Almora Uttarakhand Himalayas India 8 May...
  24. Himalayas-806

    Himalayas-806

    Nesting ... on the edge of a ... ... precipice ... At ... the Mussoorie Ridge ______________________ Streaked Laughingthrush Mussoorie Hill Station ... altitude 6900 feet Dehradun Uttarakhand Himalayas India 30 April 2024
  25. Himalayas-805

    Himalayas-805

    Attitude ... or ... style _________________ Himalayan Black-lored Tit Ranikhet Hill Station Altitude 6500 feet Almora Uttarakhand Himalayas India 3 May 2024 ... 3.07 pm
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