Glimpses of Singapore Part 6

Statue of Singapore founder Stamford Raffles

As it was our last day in Singapore, we wanted to explore one of the last item on our, must see list, Asian Civilisations Museum. Museum was located just across the Singapore river where we were staying. Seeing the sun raising behind the Asian Civilisations Museum each morning from the gallery, where we have our … Read more Glimpses of Singapore Part 6

Ashy Prinia

The Ashy Prinia or Ashy Wren-Warbler (Prinia socialis), is a small warbler. This prinia is a resident breeder in the Indian subcontinent, western Myanmar and Sri Lanka. It is a familiar bird of urban gardens and farmland in many parts of India and its small size, distinctive colours and upright tail make it easy to … Read more Ashy Prinia

Black Head with Purple

Black Headed Ibis (Threskiornis melanocephalus) at Malyadi Bird Sanctuary along with Purple Swamphen (Prophyrio porphyrio). Black Headed Ibis is a species of wading bird of the ibis family Threskiornithidae which breeds in South Asia and Southeast Asia from Pakistan to India, Sri Lanka east up to Japan. It builds a stick nest in a tree … Read more Black Head with Purple

Tern in Flight

Common Tern (Sterna hirundo), photographed at Malyadi Bird Sanctuary. Post processing and cropping was necessary as the Backlighting made the exposure difficult. Shot using Canon EF 400mm f/5.6 L USM on Canon EOS 5D mark II. EXIF info – Aperture : ƒ/8 | Camera : Canon EOS 5D Mark II | Taken : 15 February, … Read more Tern in Flight

Small Pratincole

Small Pratincole (Glareola lactea) or Little Pratincole is a resident breeder in India, Western Pakistan and southeast Asia. It breeds on gravel or sand banks in rivers, laying 2-4 eggs in a ground scrape. Breeding areas include small areas in northern Karnataka and northern Kerala near Kannur. This was Photographed in Malyadi Bird Sanctuary. This … Read more Small Pratincole

Small Blue Symmetry

Pair of Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis) on a boat near Sultan’s battery , Mangalore. I used Canon EF 400mm f/5.6 L USM with Tamron SP AF 1.4X TC on Giottos Monopod. EXIF info – Aperture : ƒ/5.6 | Camera : Canon EOS 5D Mark II | Taken : 1 February, 2009 | Exposure bias : … Read more Small Blue Symmetry