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Eye to Eye with a Brown Snake-Eagle in Maasai Mara

Eye to Eye with a Brown Snake-Eagle in Maasai Mara

We wanted to do justice to the birds of Maasai Mara with this post comprising of some crisp portraits of the Avian species found there. First on our list is the Brown Snake-eagle that we spotted as we headed out on one morning safari. The golden morning light seemed...
Imperial Eagle in Little Rann of Kutch

Imperial Eagle in Little Rann of Kutch

After the amazing sighting of the Striped Hyena, we drove around the Wild Ass Sanctuary looking for birds. And we hit jackpot when we spotted an Imperial Eagle in the distance. I liked the way the drivers here approach birds in the Sanctuary. They drive towards the...

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 Common...

Common Kestrel Male in its prime

Last time we went to Hesserghatta near Bangalore, we got our very first images of the Common Kestrel (Female). You can view that post here. This time around we were fortunate to photograph many bird species, thanks to getting there on time. And one of the prized...
On a first date with a Common Kestrel

On a first date with a Common Kestrel

The common Kestrel is a beauty that I have wanted to photograph for a long time now. A winter visitor in and around Bangalore, India the Kestrel can be easily spotted in open country, hovering at a height and snooping down on small prey. I have had many frustrating...

Piercing looks of Raptors

We are off on a year-end vacation into the wilderness starting mid next week, hence this will be our last post for 2008. Here’s wishing all of you – “Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year”.In this post, we have put together a collection of...