Yellow-billed Babbler

Yellow-billed Babbler

It was the golden light of winter solstice evening which was illuminating the ground as well as this Yellow-billed Babbler on a branch with a spider in its beak. It was photographed using my Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L II IS USM with Canon EF 2X III Extender on Canon EOS 5D Mark III Camera. The … Read more

Juvenile Yellow-billed Babbler

Juvenile Yellow-billed Babbler

That day I was returning after some macro shooting, I saw these group of babblers hopping around in the shrubs. I have covered these Yellow-billed Babblers (Turdoides affinis) earlier in three blogs here, here & here. Each time I had opportunity to use different lens and cameras. These are very familiar birds in Mangalore and … Read more

Yellow Billed Babbler

Yellow Billed Babbler

Golden rays of setting sun shining on this Yellow-billed Babbler or White-headed Babbler (Turdoides affinis) turned it to a golden hue. Hungry for insects and lizards it was searching on this tree in a group. Like most babblers they are not migratory, and have a weak flight and is usually seen calling and foraging in … Read more

Yellow-billed Babbler

The Yellow-billed Babbler also called the White-headed Babbler (Turdoides affinis) is an Old World babbler endemic to southern India and Sri Lanka. The Old World babblers are a large family of Old World passerine birds characterized by soft fluffy plumage. These are birds of tropical areas, with the greatest variety in southeast Asia. The Yellow-billed … Read more

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