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Tickell's Blue Flycatcher

6 th June 2016 Polo Forest, near Vijaynagar, Sabarkantha, Gujarat, India Nikon D7100 AF-S Nikkor 300mm F/4D IF-ED + AF-S Teleconverter TC-14E f/8, 1/250,iso-1000 Previous                                                                                                                                   Next

Pied Bushchat

21st  January 2017 Dharpur, Patan, Gujarat, India Nikon D500 AF-S NIKKOR 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR f/8, 1/500,iso-500 Previous                                                                                                                                   Next

Tufted Duck

Male f/8, 1/2000,iso-500 Tufted Duck is one of favorite birds of us. We saw first time this duck in Hamisar lake in back 2012. . It was our one of favorite bird. It was our first image, which uploaded on oriental bird image database.  http://orientalbirdimages.org/photographers.php?action=birderimages&Bird_Image_ID=68853&Birder_ID=1312 . The adult male is all black except for white flanks and a blue-grey bill with gold-yellow eyes. It has an obvious head tuft that gives the species its name. The adult female is brown with paler flanks, and is more easily confused with other diving ducks. Female, F/8, 1/2000, iso-500 When we visit the Lakhota Lake, we are not very aware of presences of this duck. We went there to click the Mallard duck. It was come there that we get news.  Therefore, we went first there. We saw thousands of Black-headed Gulls there. They enjoy Gujarati snake Gathiya given by people of Jamnagar. I saw Tufted Duck in-group of other duck. We get cha

Rose-ringed Parakeet

Happy Valentine Day Nikon D7100 AF-S Nikkor 300mm F/4D IF-ED + AF-S Teleconverter TC-14E f/8, 1/640,iso-1000 Previous                                                                                                                                   Next

Yellow-footed Green Pigeon

The yellow-footed green pigeon are one of our morning walk bird. Specifically when Cluster fig tree -Gular ,   in our campus are full of fruits. In the early morning, they often seen sunning on the topmost branches of trees. They are looking cute when especially found sitting in couples. It’s a joy to listen them whistling softly as they makes their way backwards and forwards on branches. They are shy birds. But they allow us to take snaps when they are busy with eating figs from Gular tree. We specially love their vivid colored eyes. They are one of the beautiful pigeon. The yellow-footed green pigeon ( Treron phoenicoptera chlorigaster ), also known as yellow-legged green pigeon, is a common species of green pigeon found in the Indian subcontinent. In Gujarati, it is called હરિયલ - Hariyal . They are social birds, normally seen in flocks. They are Arboreal and Frugivorous. As name implies it has yellow legs and feet. Size is around 30-33 cm. Grey head contrasting wi

Siberian Stonechat / Eastern Stonechat

25 th January 2017 Chari-Dhand Wetland Conservation Reserve, Kutch, Gujarat, India Nikon D500 AF-S NIKKOR 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR f/8, 1/100,iso-1250 Previous                                                                                                                                   Next