Canon EOS 5D Mark III review

It is Friday the 13th, and the world is abuzz with a rumor of 5D Mark III recall. I know for sure that this rumor is a April fool joke done little late. So leaving all fears aside, let us review the brand new Canon EOS 5D Mark III. When original EOS 5D was launched … Read more Canon EOS 5D Mark III review

Coppersmith Barbet

Coppersmith Barbet

I saw this Coppersmith Barbet (Megalaima haemacephala) on a late evening sitting on branch next to a white house. White background of the house, the dry tree branch it was sitting and colorful bird made a very nice setting. I was using my Canon EOS 1D Mark IV fitted with Canon EF 300mm f/2.8 L … Read more Coppersmith Barbet

Mysore Zoo Part 2

In the first half Mysore Zoo trip we had visited mammals of the zoo. In the second part let us concentrate on birds. Mysore Zoo holds distinction of having India’s biggest ‘Walk Through Aviary’. There are two parts to this aviary. One is at Mysore zoo and the other at nearby Karanji lake, which is … Read more Mysore Zoo Part 2

Kokkrebellur

Kokkrebellur - Gullet filled with fish for the young ones

My travelogue continues from Somanathpur to Kokkrebellur. Kokkrebellur is a village in Maddur taluk of Mandya district of Karnataka, India. The village is named after the Painted Stork (Mycteria leucocephala) called “Kokkare” in Kannada language. It is situated near Maddur between the cities of Mysore and Bangalore. Apart from Painted Storks, the Spotbilled Pelicans(Pelecanus phillipensis) … Read more Kokkrebellur

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