Birds of India #54 – The Purple Heron

The Purple Heron in our humble perception is the most shy of all Herons that we have photographed till date. While we have seen these birds many a times, getting close enough to get good images has always been challenging. Purple Herons are widespread resident and...

Birds of India #52 – The Common Kestrel

Though we have observed and photographed many birds in the wilderness over the years, the Common Kestrel still remains our favorite model. And Hesserghatta remains our favorite studio to photograph this beautiful bird of prey. Here are some images of a couple of...

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...
Black Kites at Hessarghatta Lake

Black Kites at Hessarghatta Lake

Pacey of Today’s Blah gave us the “Talented blog award”. You can see the award posted in the sidebar. Thank you Pacey for your generosity and we dedicate this post to you as a humble gesture of our friendship. Black Kite is a medium sized raptor and...
Chasing Grey Francolins till one finally posed

Chasing Grey Francolins till one finally posed

Grey Francolin is a widespread resident found in most open habitats across India. It prefers dry grass, thorn-scurb, avoiding humid tracts, and is more common in the neighborhood of farms and villages. The population of Grey Francolin has been steadily declining due...