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Langurs on the Tamarind tree

Langurs on the Tamarind tree

Savitha, our friend and owner of Forest Hills, Masinagudi told us that she had just recently created a new lodging option in her property. This one was situated on top of the current ‘Panther Hut’, which in itself is a ideal location to watch the wildlife...
Birds of India #95 : Portraits of an Indian Robin

Birds of India #95 : Portraits of an Indian Robin

Whenever we go to Forest Hills, Masinagudi, we make it a point to go on atleast one evening drive on the Moyar road.  Tourists who frequent Masinagudi have had numerous wildlife sightings on this road. Tiger, Leopard, Dhole, Elephant, Sloth Bear, Sambar, Chital,...
Animals of India #70 : The Langur

Animals of India #70 : The Langur

As photographers we are always on the lookout for moments to capture the wildlife subject in the act of doing something, since that increases the excitement level in the image. Pictures freezing the wildlife subject in action is popular amongst wildlife enthusiasts. ...
Portfolio of India’s national bird – The Peacock

Portfolio of India’s national bird – The Peacock

Indian Peafowl more commonly known as Peacock is the national bird of India. The variety of colors in their plumage never ceases to amaze us. You can see our first post on this beautiful species here. Yet another post showing their vivid and colourful plumage while...
Nesting pair of Scaly-Breasted Munia

Nesting pair of Scaly-Breasted Munia

The scaly-breasted Munia is a widespread resident species in India. It is a tiny (10-12cms) shy bird making it a pretty challenging subject for photography. There is however a sure shot way to get close and photograph this bird – find a nesting pair. And we were...

Asian Brown Flycatcher

The Asian Brown Flycatcher (ABF) is about 13-14cm in size and a winter visitor to Southern India. I have read articles indicating that this species breeds in the Himalayas, Japan and Eastern Siberia and is a winter migrant.While we had our first sighting of this...

Glistening feather train of India’s national bird – The Peacock

The male Indian Peafowl or commonly known as the Peacock is the National bird of India. We wanted to dedicate a post to this beautiful bird after the series on the Tiger, which is the National animal of India.The biggest challenge we faced while trying to photograph...
Gold-fronted Leafbird feeding on cherries at Forest Hills, Masinagudi

Gold-fronted Leafbird feeding on cherries at Forest Hills, Masinagudi

This series on Gold-fronted Leafbird is compiled from images taken during multiples visits to Forest Hills, Masinagudi in Tamilnadu, India.In our previous post on Forest Hills, you would have noticed a similar image of the Juvenile Gold-fronted Leafbird. This adult...
Chesnut-tailed Starling photographed at Forest Hills, Masinagudi

Chesnut-tailed Starling photographed at Forest Hills, Masinagudi

Would you believe if we told you that all the birds in this post were shot from a single spot. Yes, that’s right. We photographed all these images from “The Machan” at Forest Hills located in Masinagudi-Tamil Nadu, India.Forest Hills is a small family run place and...