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Birding at Coorg Wilderness Resort

Birding at Coorg Wilderness Resort

Within a few hours of patiently waiting, from the comfort of the balcony of one of the suites at Coorg Wilderness Resort, I was rewarded with some lovely pictures of these winged visitors. It was just that the perches they frequently perched on were a little distant...
The Persistent Whistler – Malabar Whistling Thrush

The Persistent Whistler – Malabar Whistling Thrush

This Juvenile Malabar Whistling Thrush sat right outside my Suite in Coorg Wilderness Resort and kept calling for its parents. Fortunately it also gave me an opportunity to take enough and more pictures to make a portrait collection of his amazing whistler. Wow, what...
Minivets soaking the rain in Coorg

Minivets soaking the rain in Coorg

The afternoon Monsoon showers drenched the canopy turning everything into a hyper saturated mode. I setup shop – read camera setup, on the balcony of my suite at Coorg Wilderness Resort in Madikeri and was soaking in the sautéed hues of the view when this...
A Singing Malabar Whistling Thrush in Coorg

A Singing Malabar Whistling Thrush in Coorg

This evening in Coorg Wilderness Resort, we were treated to a magical spectacle. The Malabar Whistling Thrush that was nesting on the ledge of the neighbouring Suite decided to put on a show for us. As the evening approached and the sunlight started fading, this...
A lovely morning in Coorg

A lovely morning in Coorg

We woke up to this beautiful view in Coorg Wilderness Resort. We just sat there sipping coffee and taking in this gorgeous ambience. As the fog started to clear up, the avian species made a pitstop on one of the main perches on the canopy. I patiently waited and...
Black-lored Yellow Tit – Birding at Coorg Wilderness Resort

Black-lored Yellow Tit – Birding at Coorg Wilderness Resort

The catch of the day at Coorg Wilderness Resort was the Black-lored Yellow Tit, simply because of the amazing picture that I got as it took flight. I first heard the noisy bird before I caught it with my camera. It’s such a small bird and also pretty skittish. I...
Scarlet Minivets – Birding at Coorg Wilderness Resort

Scarlet Minivets – Birding at Coorg Wilderness Resort

Our stay at Coorg Wilderness Resort proved to be a curtain raiser to what an amazing birding hotspot the property is. Having observed and photographed a few of these birds, I decided to patiently follow them to see where they were nesting. And to my amazement, I...
Malabar Whistling Thrush – Birding at Coorg Wilderness Resort

Malabar Whistling Thrush – Birding at Coorg Wilderness Resort

In case you haven’t seen our curtain raiser post on Coorg Wilderness Resort, click here to get a preview of the amazing species of birds that you can photograph at this property. This post is dedicated to the untiring Malabar Whistling Thrush that we spotted...

A Birding Paradise – Coorg Wilderness Resort

We had been to Coorg, many years ago and when the lockdown opened up, we decided to spend a few days to get over the lockdown syndrome. We picked Coorg Wilderness Resort as our destination this time and what an incredible find it turned out to be. Coorg Wilderness...