Nesting pair of Scaly-Breasted Munia

Nesting pair of Scaly-Breasted Munia

The scaly-breasted Munia is a widespread resident species in India. It is a tiny (10-12cms) shy bird making it a pretty challenging subject for photography. There is however a sure shot way to get close and photograph this bird – find a nesting pair. And we were...
Herons of India

Herons of India

A wide species of Herons are found in India. However, till date we have been able to photograph four members of the Heron family. The Grey Heron is a winter visitor and a widespread resident in India. They are closely related to the American Great Blue Heron and the...

Birds of India #29 – Streaked Weaver

During one of our early morning birding trips on the outskirts of Bangalore, we noticed a few tiny yellow crowned birds darting amongst a reed bed in the middle of a small roadside pond. I instantly recognized them as the Streaked Weaver, a widespread resident of...