Yellow-Billed Babbler

I found this Yellow-billed Babbler (Turdoides affinis) searching for insects in the dried undergrowth. Shot using Canon EOS 5D mark II with Canon EF 400mm f/5.6 L USM at around 3 meters from camera. That was the closest I can focus with 400mm lens 😉 EXIF info – Aperture : ƒ/5.6 | Camera : Canon … Read more Yellow-Billed Babbler

Rufous Treepie

We had few drizzle the other day and a visitor to our garden the Rufous Treepie (Dendrocitta vagabunda). I wanted to catch both the drizzle as well as the bird in a single shot. So I used a slow shutterspeed of 1/200 the second. You can see some streaks of rain drops in the picture. … Read more Rufous Treepie

Indian Robin

I photographed this Male Indian Robin using on Canon EOS 5D mark II using Canon EF 400mm f/5.6 L USM on very cloudy evening. Female was nearby but I could not get a good shot of her. The Indian Robin (Saxicoloides fulicatus) is a species of bird in the Muscicapidae family. It is found in … Read more Indian Robin

Male Loten’s Sunbird

I found this male Loten’s Sunbird in my garden the other day with spider in its mouth. The Loten’s Sunbird or Long-billed Sunbird, Cinnyris lotenius (formerly placed in the genus Nectarinia), is one of a group of very small Old World passerine birds which feed largely on nectar. Sunbirds will also take insects, especially when … Read more Male Loten’s Sunbird

Female Oriental Garden Lizard

This Female Oriental Garden Lizard (Calotes versicolor) was photographed using Canon EF 400mm f/5.6 L USM & 24mm extension tube set. It is an agamid lizard found widely distributed in Asia. It has also been introduced in many parts other parts of the world. It is an insectivore and the male gets a bright red … Read more Female Oriental Garden Lizard

Plain Tiger

I used Canon EF 400mm f/5.6 L USM with 36mm of extension tube to shoot this Plain Tiger butterfly only very cloudy evening. The Plain Tiger is a medium sized butterfly with a wingspan of about 7–8 cm. The body is black with many white spots. The wings are tawny the upper side being brighter … Read more Plain Tiger

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