Happy New Year 2013

Happy New Year 2013

This was a great year for me and my photography. Along with my blog Krishna Mohan Photography, I was involved with several forums on Facebook which became quite popular. Mangalore Photography Club Photo-critic Group which is a discussion forum and critical appreciation spot on photography became quite popular with a very lively discussion several photography … Read more

Chestnut-tailed Starling

Chestnut-tailed Starling

Last month I was photographing in the late evening when I found few of these Chestnut-tailed Starlings on a tree. There were a bunch of them hopping around searching for insects under the bark. They were very active and the light was fading. I used my Canon EOS 5D Mark III with Canon EF 300mm … Read more

Asian Brown Flycatcher

Asian Brown Flycatcher

That November evening I spotted this Asian Brown Flycatcher (Muscicapa dauurica) in my garden among dry branches of a fallen tree hunting for insects. I used a late evening light to capture this bird at close quarters using my Canon EOS 5D Mark III with Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L II IS USM and Canon EF … Read more

On the Road with a Bird Watcher

Little Egret

[This week’s blog is by Sukanya Rao. She is the better half of my good friend and an avid birdwatcher Rohit Rao. In response to a link about a blog on problems of Birdwatcher’s wife – Wife to a birder, she sent me this article. This article was earlier presented at Toastmasters International Club meeting … Read more

Greater Coucal

Greater Coucal feeding Subadult

That afternoon as I came home for lunch I was alerted to this adult Greater Coucal (Centropus sinensis) with its usual deep booming calls. Spotted the bird near the Yellow Oleander Thevetia peruviana bush where it frequents to eat its toxic fruit. It was accompanied by two birds which looked very similar to Lesser Coucal. … Read more