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Jan 6 2013
male, adult
What seemed like an impossibility came true. Finding the Asian Fairy Bluebird in a spectacular setting like the Thattekad Bird Sanctuary was a highlight for all time for me. I couldn't get any closer for a photo.
Jan 15 2013
Jan 5 2013
adult
Seen at Eravikulam National Park, outside of Munnar, India.
Jan 15 2013
Dec 29 2012
adult
Hunting in the early morning at Nanoli in the countryside east of Bombay. At first I thought it was a Sparrowhawk, but the light colour, lack of tail bands and minimal barring above the legs points to Shikra.
Jan 15 2013
Jan 6 2013
adult
Seen at the Thattekad Sanctuary, Kerala, India.
Jan 12 2013
Jan 6 2013
Seen in the old-growth forest of the Thattekad Bird Sanctuary outside near Kothamangalam, Kerala, India. This bird is slightly smaller than the Greater Flameback, and has a black neck.
Jan 12 2013
Jan 6 2013
female
This bird was exceptionally well camouflaged in the understory. Seen at Thattekad Bird Sanctuary, Kerala, India.
Jan 11 2013
Jan 6 2013
male
To the surprise of the park guide, a Heart-spotted Woodpecker flew in while we were watching a Common Flameback. He hadn't seen this bird in awhile. Seen in the Thattekad Bird Sanctuary outside near Kothamangalam, Kerala, India.
Jan 11 2013
Jan 6 2013
Seen in the old-growth forest of the Thattekad Bird Sanctuary near Kothamangalam, Kerala, India.
Jan 11 2013