These Amazing Images Show How Good Bird Camouflage Can Be

These Amazing Images Show How Good Bird Camouflage Can Be

Whether they are the hunter or the hunted, a bird’s camouflage is vital to survival. For raptors and other predators, blending in is key to surprising their prey. Meanwhile, for birds that don’t want to become someone else’s meal, the less conspicious you are, the better. Camouflage is also important for many nesting birds, who […]

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Courting Wild Dogs in Bandipur

During this trip to Bandipur we sighted many birds, including one of the elusive raptors – the Black Eagle, that is said to be rarer than Tigers. Some of the birds that we saw, we shared them in the previous post on Birding in Bandipur. If you are on the lookout, sometimes even the common […]

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Birding in Bandipur

Bandipur National Park is almost home considering the fact that it is less than 4 hours drive from Bangalore. On this trip to Bandipur, our first couple of safari yielded a rich harvest of bird portraits. Here are a few birds that caught our attention. The common Bushchat looking right at us while it was […]

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Results of the Best Photo of the Week Ended 28 Sep 2013

We are delighted to announce the RESULTS of our most recent “Best Photo of the Week” Competition. First Prize is awarded to Mike Barth for his outstanding image ‘Whoops, missed again!’. Pradeep Kumar wins Second Prize with’Rose-ringed Parakeet Nestlings’ and Third Prize goes to Ankit Shah for’Indian Hare’ (see images below). The voting for all […]

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