Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Egyptian vulture

 Egyptian Vulture is not so common bird for Delhi . However , I have seen it in winter sometime near Gazipur delhi and now a pair taken shelter of High Voltage tower near Rajghat to see all around Delhi. I saw it for last one month on the same platfor at 4 p.m.  This Bird is also known as Pharaoh:s Chicken.      Scavenger. Feed from Garbage dumps. == status Endangered     == Photo  Sept 2014 near Rajghat Delhi

Indian Roller

 A pair of Indian Roller perching on trees ,enjoying the feed as no of butterflies , dragon flies increased after rainfall, onset of Winter.  ========Photo 21st  Sept 2014 , Aravali Bio Diversity Park Delhi

Spotbilled Duck

Spot Billed Duck a esident bird of Delhi , U may find it in lake of old Killa, Waterbodies all over Delhi, Raj Ghat======= Photo   Sept 2014

Pied crested Cuckoo

Pied crested Cuckoo is known in Hindi as (Chatak) believed to give hint of rains , a migratory bird with rains visit Delhi Between July to Sept. There is an on going  project by Migrant Watch  a scientific study to see th co -relation between Chatak arrival and Rain in that particular areas.     ==== Photo 2nd Week Sept 2014, Aravali Bio Diversity Park Delhi

Blue tailed Bee Eater

Monday, September 29, 2014

Southern Grey Shriek

Southern Grey shriek is a rainy season visitor. Fond of insects,butterflies, long tailed, more whiteness and black pattern makes it more beautiful, eye lining is a perfect slot to identify.  ======Photo 28th Sept 2014 Aravali Bio Diversity Park Delhi

Thursday, September 25, 2014

River Lapwing

River Lapwing( Juvenile)   I was surprised to see many Lapwings on the bank of River Yamuna. More Surprised to see this Juvenile River Lapwing.  I hope that next year more River Lapwing will choose this areas for nesting. === Yamuna Bio Diversity Park ,Delhi  August 2014

Jacobin cuckoo

Jacobin or Pied Cuckoo ( In HINDI   -  Chatak) is a migratory bird visits Delhi in rainy season. A project to assess the presence of this bird and rainfall in the areas.==== Yamuna Bio Diversity Park Delhi  2 nd Week  of Aug 2014

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Golden Oriole

Golden Oriole is very beautiful bird  call is also varies as per mood. Seen in Delhi between March to Sept. Feed on insect.  Photo YBP  DElhi Aug 2014

Black headed Munia

 Black headed Munia'' is a sparrow sized bird, nesting time as u see the collection of material fig from elephant grass is collected and bushy areas will be selected for nest. Found all over India.  I found it near Yamuna Bio Diversity=== Photo 2nd Week  Aug 2014

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Sirkeer Malkoha

Paddyfield Pipit

Paddyfield Pipit can be found in long grass ground, agricultural fields( How ever due to massive use of pesticide ) no s are less seen in agro fields. Best place to find is in North west Delh or Yamuna Bio Diversity park 2nd Phase.  == Photo North West Delhi , April 2014

Bar -tailed Godwit

Godwit knownto search food in Muddy water pond, lake, tank in some places it is called (Pankaj) . Its action seems to probing mud with its bill.  Photo April 2014 Delhi North West

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Baya weaver

 I enjoyed the new found habitat of Baya Weaver bird near Yamuna Bank just opposite Sarai kale Khan. The Feed , water , elephant grass and trees make a perfect place to start nesting process and habitat for this artistic bird.  -==Photo August 2014

Friday, July 25, 2014

Spot billed Duck

Spot billed duck is a resident bird of Delhi. Like to reside in fresh water pond lake, nearby marhes used for food and nesting purpose. U may find it in Shanti van, Najafgarh Drain, Purana killa Jheel and mant waterbodies of Delhi. This photo was taken in North West Delhi, April 2014

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Grey Heron

Grey Heron== the waterbodies of Delhi starts drying in April . this lone Heron was found in a water pond of North west Delhi== photo April 2014

Black Ibis or Red napped ibis

Black Ibis== Like to search food in grassland,nesting on High trees like Semal, teak, Shhesham. Red napped head, white patch on both wings ==Photo North West Delhi March 2014

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Bay-backed shrike

Bay-backed shrike  == common resident bird found near water bodies scrub areas, grass land, Flycatcher, attracts due to smart black line and sweet call. === PHOTO , feb 2014,, Yamuna bio diversity Park

Monday, July 7, 2014

Female Red Munia


First week of Jan - 2012 , place Delhi Zoo. winter season is the best time to see the migratory birds coming in large numbers for nesting in the best safe Zone. You may see nearly thousand painted stork nesting to increase their number. Their visit start with Sep. and end in the last week of Feb.I hope resident of delhi as well as travellars will enjoy the Jan and Feb 2012.