Sunday, March 23, 2014

Common Stonechat



Common Stonechat Male  Throat black,female  rufous brown=== Summer himalaya, breeding Himalaya Winter Lower part , likes dry scrub open land,   .=== Photo 2nd week Feb 2014, Yamuna Bio Diversity Park, Delhi

Friday, March 21, 2014

Shikra


Shikra is a small sized Predator feeds on lizard small rats snake and Resident bird all over India . Photo Central Ridge Delhi , Dec 2013

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Brahmni Shelduck



Brahmni Shelduck  = In Hindi( Surkhab) a winter visitor for Northern and Eastern India, Summer the nesting time spent in Tibbet, Nepal and Upper Range of Himalaya.  I was lucky this pair found in 2 nd phase of Yamuna Bio- Diversity Park st Week feb 2014, Delhi

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Isabeline Shriek


Found this probably migrant bird bird for delhi in Yamuna Bio diversity Park  1st Week of Feb2014

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Starling




Starling and sparrow===  I was searching starling in delhi for alast 2 years , . This year I noticed it near bank of Yamuna Delhi.====n Photo 1st week of Feb New landscaped park near Ring Road ISBT Delhi

Friday, February 28, 2014

Sunbird


Sunbird Male going to be adult in 30 days as the Yellow mark will turn blue. Photo Central Ridge Karolbagh Delhi. 15th Dec 2013.    U can also see this bird in areas where trees bloom with flowers.

Monday, February 17, 2014

Red Crested Poachard


Red Crested Pochard  can be seen in Yamuna Bio Diversity Park, Delhi Till Feb 2014. They arrive From China , Tibet and Upper Himalaya to spend the winter in Delhi, punjab and Haryana.

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Freedom




The Scallybelly Munias as well as Blacckheaded Munias are illegally kept and sold by dying its wings to show it as exotic foreign birds to unsuspecting customers.   Some religious people purchase and freed them from cages in memories of their forefathers. this practice is more in Delhi.  I have noticed this bird near Yamuna Bank Delhi but after a close watch also noticed the bad patches near its beak, probably due to the allergy of coloring.=======  Photo Aug 2013, Delhi

Sunday, December 1, 2013

Blackwinged stilt


Blackwinged Stilt   Known in Hindi as (GAJPAON)  can be noticed in delhi from July On wards near Waterbodies and the paddyfield is used as the nesting areas. Photo Paddyfield near Najafgarh Drain,  Sept 2013, Delhi

Friday, November 22, 2013

Lark


These sparrow sized birds are difficult to notice. U may find it in grassland as wellas near agricultural field. The nos are in declining mode in Delhi due to less area of agricultural areas and heavy use of pesticide and fertilisers. the water of aricultural field seems polluted.   1st week of sept 2013, Pahladpur village North West DELHI

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Sandpiper


Many types of Sandpiper can be seen in delhi from Sept till March. U may spot it near waterbodies and wetlanded agricultural areas like Najafgarh Drain, Yamuna River, and Isolated ponds Of villages of Delhi.===== Village Pahladpur North West Delhi, Sept 2013

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Shikra



I was passing through the ring road near Vijay sthal and suddenly noticed the bird ,probably in search of lizzard, rat, or snake. This seems to be a juvenile Shikra as the full color of feather tells.============Ring Road, New DELHI,   st week of Sept.2013

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Crested Lark


Crested Lark behaviour is just like other larks, sparrow, If u see any grassland of largesize or plain agricultural field ,pause for 15 minutes and minutely see U will find Bush lark or crowned sparrow,or Crested Lark. If U are more lucky U might see Silver-bill Munia Or scally belly Munia.=========== Photo 4th week of Aug 2013, Rohini to Bawana Road.        DELHI

Monday, October 21, 2013

Sarus Crane

Sarus crane is the state bird of  State Of U. P  . You may find it in rainy season in Bawana areas in agricultural fields or near seculeded ponds . ========Photo 1st Week Sept 2013, Pahladppur Village North West DELHI

Red Wattled Lapwig


 Red Wattled lapwig known locally as ==TITAHARI==  as it call== Tit - tit - U=== was probably in search of nesting place so it had taken some risk of my close-up.==================Photo Sept 1st Week near Yamuna Bank Delhi 2013

Friday, October 18, 2013

Hopoe

One day in the last week of June2013,  I  found sometime and visited the Lodhi Garden, Delhi  the most beautiful thing I felt  was this juvenile Hopoe watching me.

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Red Vented Bulbul


The two small juvenile Bulbul sitting on the fence outside my home . The color is still to come ,the whiteline   near the beak is the mark of immaturity, the same will vanish when they will become adult . I hope that within 25days they will be mature. ========Photo3rd week Sept2013, Gole Market DELHI

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

White Eared Bulbul


White eared bulbul is a fly catcher bird likes bushes and found in some parks and ridge of south delhi. Thanks to aravali Bio diversity Park The No. of these birds are on rise .======== Photo 1st Sept 2013


Saturday, September 7, 2013

Pied Cuckoo




Pied Cuckoo Known in Hindi as (CHATAK) derived from Sanskrit , seen  in rainy season in delhi near rajghat Gole market ,central Ridge,Najafgarh drain, Aravali biodiversity park, Yamuna biodiversity Park . male and feamale looks similar . The sound is mesmerising. I Have never got so close picture espesilly of a pair of pied Cuckoo. this wastaken in 2nd week of Aug 013. Yamuna Bio diversity Phase 2  ,Delhi

Monday, September 2, 2013

Baya Weaver

 Baya Weaver as the name indicates weaves the nest from figs of green Jungle grass and make compartment within the nest to save eggs and juvenile birds .The male is more attractive then female conterpart, Pl. see the photo of group photo . Photo Aug 2013 near village jagatpur  and bank of Yamuna near ring Road