Portfolio Tag: birds photography

Spot-billed Pelican

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An artistic view of Spot-billed Pelican

The spot-billed pelican or grey pelican (Pelecanus philippensis) is a member of the pelican family. It breeds in southern Asia from southern Pakistan across India east to Indonesia. It is a bird of large inland and coastal waters, especially large lakes. At a distance they are difficult to differentiate from other pelicans in the region although it is smaller but at close range the spots on the upper mandible, the lack of bright colours and the greyer plumage are distinctive. In some areas these birds nest in large colonies close to human habitations

Painted Stork Bird @ Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary

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Come On Click my pic fast I need to drink water 🙂

The painted stork (Mycteria leucocephala) is a large wader in the stork family. It is found in the wetlands of the plains of tropical Asia south of the Himalayas in the Indian Subcontinent and extending into Southeast Asia. Their distinctive pink tertial feathers of the adults give them their name.

Indian Pond Heron

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The Indian pond heron or paddybird is a small heron. It is of Old World origins, breeding in southern Iran and east to Pakistan, India, Burma, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.
Scientific name: Ardeola grayii
Higher classification: Pond heron

They nests at the time between May to September. The material for building the nest should be collected by the male only. The Indian Pond herons lay 3 to 7 eggs, glossy blue or white in (olive brown) color.

Indian cormorant swimming

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This Indian cormorant was posing almost like a celebrity.. right from swimming and then had come to the rocky area by spreading its beautiful wings…

The Indian cormorant or Indian shag is a member of the cormorant family. It is found mainly along the inland waters of the Indian Subcontinent but extending west to Sind and east to Thailand and Cambodia.
Scientific name: Phalacrocorax fuscicollis

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Stone Curlews Bird

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The stone-curlews are found all over the world except Antarctica. They are mainly tropical, with the greatest diversity in the old world.

I was busying in clicking pictures, then I found this little one , I wasn’t even aware that there is something called Stone Curlews Bird and hardly it can be seen in naked eye.