Birds of India #71 : Brown Fish Owl

Birds of India #71 : Brown Fish Owl

The Brown Fish Owl is a widespread resident of the Indian Wilderness and we have been fortunate to have had some amazing sighting of this large Owl.Distinct ear tufts and heavily streaked plumage are characteristic to the Brown Fish Owl. BR Hills Wildlife Sanctuary is...

Birds of India #62 – Shikra

The Shikra is a small raptor, which is a widespread resident in both the open countryside and the forests of India. Adult Shikra closely resemble the Besra, however they have a distinctly paler plumage. This bird of prey is comfortable living not only in the forests,...

Birds of India #61 – Crested Serpent Eagle

The Crested Serpent Eagle along with the Changeable Hawk Eagle is one of the most common raptors found in the Indian wilderness. As the name suggests, they are specialists in hunting snakes, lizards and other reptiles, which form majority of their diet. The Crested...

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 #51 : White-eyed Buzzard

All images were taken with the D300 with the 300mm f2.8 lens mounted with the 2x TC.The White-eyed Buzzard is a widespread resident of the Indian forests and is found in dry open country. The Wildlife Sanctuaries in Central India are some of the best places to...