Sunday, March 29, 2015

Yellowfooted Green Pigeon

Yellow footed Green Pigeon== In Hindi ( HARIYAL)  a Green / lemon color bird like to have feed of Fruit berries, Sahtoot, Peepel, Pilkhan , Banyan , Gular. Less klikely to grounded except for drinkig water. Nesting on Tree Branches of Banyan, Semal , Sahtoot. preferred.  This the best time to see it in Delhi. U may find it in Rajghat, Nehru Park, South Avenue, Gole Market, Delhi Zoo, Lodhi Garden , Paschim Vihar, Yamuna Bio Diversity Park, Easy way to find see the Peepel , Banyan , Pilkhan, Semal Trees and U will Find.=== Photo South Avenue near Parliment  March 2015

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Brahmany Duck

 Ruddy Shelduck or Brahmny duck== Known in  Hindi (  Surkhab ) is a winter visitor for Delhi  Size 61-67 cm., like to move in pairs or group of 6-12, like to move near bank of river in search of  vegetation, fish,prawn, shell. Calls" AANG, AANG". ==  Photo 15 Feb 2015, Yamuna Bio-Diversity Park Delhi

Friday, March 20, 2015

Black-necked Stork

Black-necked Stork===  In Hindi  ((  Loha-Sarang laklak ) Less no all over India because it require high trees for nesting, unfortunately Big/ high Trees are being cut for commercial purposes,widening of roads which made it Vulnerable.Identification mark===  Red legs, Black and white wings,Black Neck, huge black bill found in river banks , wetland, wet agriculture field searching preferred fish but also like to eat frogs, crabs,snakes.. Very difficult to see it in Delhi. Sometime it makes  the Delhi Zoo as Home particularly in winter.  U may see it near Yamuna  or Agrai field of Najafgarh, Bawana areas.==== Photo Najafgarh Drain, 8th March 2015

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Wooly-necked Stork

Wolly-necked Stork -- in Hindi ((( SAfed Gardan Laklak ) The neck looks kike a woolen mufler, so the identification is based on that, size appros 75-92, height 106 cm. U may find it in agricultural areas, wetland and drying lake, pond and wetland where it seaeches for fish and frogs. Unfortunately in this photo they are trying to find out fish ,frogs in sewage drain. I see and feel pity for our mistake/ attitude towards nature and unscientific planning.  == Photo Najafgarh drain 8th March 2015

Monday, March 9, 2015

Greater Flamingo

 Greater flemingo visits the outskirt of Delhi. I hope that one day they would like to visit Yamuna Bio Diversity, Delhi. U may find it presently in Najafgarh Drain areas. I visited on Big BIRD DAY 08/ 03/ 2015 and surprised to see so many Greater Flemingo searching food,Siesta and giving shot to many bird watchers.=== Photo 08 March 2015 Najafgarh Delhi

Saturday, March 7, 2015

Eurasian Wryneck

Eurasian Wryneck-- In Hindi ( Gardan Etha ) , The bending of neck is remarkable, , cryptically pattern, with grey,buff and brown. U may found in scrub, bushes and bamboo. Feed insect, nesting in Himalayas, a winter visitor in Northern India , - I was lucky to see this bird in Yamuna- Bio Diversity Park, Delhi 15 th Feb 2015

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Common Teal

 Common Teal== In Hindi ( Chhoti Murgabi 0 , Male a Beautiful small duck. A winter Visitor for Delhi . You may find it in Bio - diversity Park , small waterbodies, like Ash pond, Rajghat, Najafgarh Drain.   == == Photo Feb 2015, New Delhi

Great cormorant

 Great Cormorant== In Hindi ( Bara PanKaua ) is a migratory visitor for Delhi. They come down from Himalaya to Northen India in search of food,, . The white head, neck and white spot on both  thigs are the idetity mark. they catch Fish by diving under the water, the beak is like a hook never allow fish to escape. , largest size of Cormorant found in India. U can spot it in Dec - March in Yamuna Bio Diversity Park , Najafgarh Drain, near Yamuna bed.  === Photo Central Delhi, Feb 2015

Monday, March 2, 2015

Yellow- wattled lapwing

 Yellow-wattled Lapwing== in Hindi  ( Pili Titahari ya  JARDI) as the name reflects with Yellow legs, Yellow wattles, dark cap and brown breast-band.  U can see it in  open Dry land, river bed ( river ) .====  Photo near Sector 23, express way Dwarka  Feb 2015

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Northern Pintail

 Northern Pintail== in Hindi (Seenkh par Buttakh ). The pin of tail is the identification mark as You see the Male has choclate-brown head and a white line , the femali is dull in comparision . == Lake shantivan  16th Feb 2015, Delhi

Friday, February 27, 2015

Bar Headed Geese ,

I am posting this ametuare  Video shot on 22 nd Jan 2015 for viewers to see the no. of Bar headed Geese moving near Najafgarh Drain , Delhi

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Grey Francolin

Grey Francolin in Hindi== ( Titear ) is found all over India but difficult to see or imagine that this shy bird is existing in Shantivan , near Raj ghat.  == On the Boundrywall of Shantivan  16th Feb 2015

Roses In Shantivan

 The Roses are on full bloom in most of the well kept Gardens, and park of Delhi. Go and see Talkatora, Rajghat, Lodhi Garden, Rose Garden Shantipath. The Best place Mughal Garden Of Rashtrapati is opened in This Month . Must see to learn, assess the beauty of flowers . 

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Common Pochard

 Common Pochard ( Male)  , not so common to find in Delhi , probably visit Delhi not every winter. it was in My wishlist.  Found in lakes and large rivers, however in Delhi the compromise with Ash Pond near Rajghat. . The Chestnut Head, black breast and grey whitish upper part gives it different look. == Photo 16th Feb 2015 Ash pond Rajhghat Delhi

Monday, February 23, 2015

Common Shelduck

Common shelduck not to so common to see every winter in Delhi . I was also not hopeful , just not thought to find this bird in or around Delhi. Last week, I found the distant birds with some unusual color of feathers. i simply took shot and returned .  On computer / screen I found these three birds were common shelduck.  I felt very sad that I could not shot it closely.   == Photo Najafgarh Drain 18th Feb 2015

Friday, February 20, 2015

Ashy Prinia

Ashy Prinia == A very chirping bird , looks for weed , insect, always like to search for food in bushes.  == Jan 2015 Rajghat Delhi