Asian Brown Flycatcher

Asian Brown Flycatcher

That Sunday evening in January 2013, I was hunting around for few birds with my Canon EOS 5D Mark III fitted with Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L II IS USM + Canon EF 2X III Extender. My hunt started in a relative hot sunlight of 2PM and went on till around 5:30 PM without any bird … Read more Asian Brown Flycatcher

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 Purple-Rumped Sunbird

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 Asian Paradise Flycatcher

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 Purple-Rumped Sunbird

Asian Openbill at Kambala

Asian Openbill at Kambala

It has been a month since famous Kadri Kambala (Buffaloe Race) had taken place at Mangalore. I was driving past the Kadri Kambala fields on that afternoon I saw this Asian Openbill catching snails in the Kambala fields. Kadri Kambala is one of the famous and the first Kambala to occur in a Kambala season. … Read more Asian Openbill at Kambala

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 Chestnut-tailed Starling

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