Purple-Rumped Sunbird

Purple-Rumped Sunbird

Two weeks back I posted a blog on Purple-Rumped Sunbird. Here are few more photographs of the male Purple-Rumped Sunbird hanging from the small thorny shrub taken during the same day. I used 1/320th of second and f/6.3 aperture to capture these birds at ISO 1250. I was using Canon EOS 5D Mark III with … Read more

Asian Paradise Flycatcher

Asian Paradise Flycatcher

I had participated that day in Manipal Bird Day 2013, A total of 114 species and a turnout of 45 birders made the event a successful affair. As noon approached I was informed that an Asian Paradise Flycatcher is regularly visiting house of one of my good friend at Manipal. My good friend and his … Read more

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 A Brief Review

Pond Heron

I purchased this new bridge camera Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 around 45 days back. I had an extensive look at the features, benefits and pit falls of this highly capable bridge camera. After clicking over 3500 pictures, I have gained enough experience on this camera. As the web is full of extensive reviews of this little … Read more

Purple-Rumped Sunbird

Purple-Rumped Sunbird

I saw these sunbirds feeding on the Calatropis flowers. Both male and female were taking turns to feed a small bunch of these crown flower nectar. As it was late December evening light which was quite diffuse and low, I used a relatively slow shutter speed (1/320th of second) to capture these birds at ISO … Read more