Birding

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Sunday Shot: Slender Billed Gull – Birding In Goa

Flocks of these Slender Billed Gull's look like a sprinkling of shiny silver particles in the sky from a distance, reflecting the sunshine. They can be then seen splitting into smaller groups scanning the surface...

Sunday Shot: Black Kite In-flight – Birding In Goa

We know it as a bird of prey, it is also called Black Kite, and it is a fairly common bird. It can be often seen in dozens, circling over the cities, garbage dumps, water bodies....

Sunday Shot: Brahminy Kite In-flight – Birding In Goa

Brahminy Kite, a bird of prey, distinct from other kites with its characteristic white head and breast. It is usually seen flying over the water bodies, be it lakes, rivers, estuaries. Brahminy Kite In-flight It is...

Sunday Shot: White-throated Kingfisher – Birding In Goa

Diving into the still waters of Mandovi river at Malim jetty, this in-flight white-throated Kingfisher bird managed to catch a fish. And flew back to the nearby mangroves to relish. Malim jetty located on...

Sunday Shot: Little Egret In-flight – Birding In Goa

Little Egret bird (Egretta Garzetta Garzetta) is a small white heron, also called yellow-footed egret. You may notice that the foot is yellow in color. They are commonly seen near water bodies and fields....

Sunday Shot – Common Kingfisher, Birding In Goa

Perched atop an under-construction site iron rod, this common Kingfisher was trying to spot the fish in a stagnant water body created by rainwater. Kingfisher can spot its food i.e. fish in still water...

Sunday Shot: Indian Roller in-flight

Indian Roller is one of the most colorful birds of India, and its colors are at the best when in-flight. Its Scientific Name is Coracias benghalensis and in India it is known as Neelkanth for...

Sunday Shot: Cattle Egret in-flight – Birding In Goa

Cattle Egret in-flight can be spotted in the paddy fields, water bodies. And true to their name - near the cattle, especially the buffaloes very commonly across India. In-flight they look pretty with their pristine white...

Sunday Shot: Indian Pond Heron, Birding In Goa

One of the most common birds of India, the Indian Pond Heron can be spotted just around any water body. Or even green paddy and wheat fields across the country. This Indian Pond Heron bird...

Sunday Shot: Rose Ringed Parakeet In Flight – Birding In Goa

It is Sunday shot time and harvest season in Goa. In the paddy fields of Taleigao near our house, dozens of parakeet's are having a gala time with the golden grains of paddy ripe...

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