Birds of Africa – Augur Buzzard

   We spotted our first Augur Buzzard as we were approaching the Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge on day one of our visit to East Africa. However, the mid day sun and a shy bird made photography near impossible.We hoped to observe and photograph this beautiful raptor...
Birds of India #74 : Common Hawk-Cuckoo

Birds of India #74 : Common Hawk-Cuckoo

The Common Hawk-cuckoo popularly known as the brain-fever bird for its high pitched call is a species of Cuckoo that look so similar to the Shikra that they are often mistaken for the same. Invariably one will first hear this bird before spotting on, thanks to its...