July is the month when the monsoon has started painting the landspace with green color. View the posts from July 2017 Continue reading “July – Month of moth & juvenile birds”
In Oct 2017, my wife and I got a chance to explore Goa alone. Along with other things, we visited the Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary along with Uday Mandrekar aka Birdman of Chorao. The Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary is located at Chorao (island in Goa). Continue reading “Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary, Goa – Oct 2017”
Navi Mumbai has water bodies everywhere and almost all of them are rich in variety of birds. Generally, I visit the different place around Nerul. On Sunday, 11th Feb 2018, I had to take my Son for his Olympiad exams to Sanjeevani International School in Sector 18, Kharghar. Opposite to the school, there is open space and Naturally created water bodies. I was lucky that I carried my camera with me and was able to capture the following birds. Continue reading “Navi Mumbai is a heaven for Birders”
Date: 4th Feb 2018
From morning to evening clicked pictures of Sun, moon and birds.
Looks like it is the first time I have clicked pictures of sunrise :). Continue reading “Save the wetlands – 4th Feb 2018”
Date: 28th January 2018
Location: End of the land, behind Maritime Institute, Nerul, Navi Mumbai
This is my best sunset captured till date.
Location: Home @ Navi Mumbai
Date: 09 Oct 2017 Continue reading “Beautiful Sunset”
Date: 25th Sept 2017
For the past 2 days, Meghna (my wife) has been accompanying me when ever I go out for birding. Due to the monsoon, it is green everywhere we go with lot of wild plants and grass on the path that I take. The only thing that she keeps me warning about it to not wear short pants/shorts when I go out for birding and has been talking about snakes and other insects that might pose a danger. Continue reading “Encountered a snake for the first time”
Whenever I am not feeling well, a walk in Nature with my camera makes me feel better. Today, 22nd Sept was one such day. I went for a walk behind the Maritime Institute, Nerul, Navi Mumbai.
On the way, I spotted and clicked Mangoose, Butterflies, Dragonflies and skink but not a single bird till the end of my walk. Towards the end, I saw a bird that looked like a scaly-breasted Munia, but it was not. Continue reading “Is it Red-cheeked cordon-bleu?”
Date: 22 Sept 2017
Location: Behind Maritime Institute, Nerul, Navi Mumbai
There is only one bird that I spotted and shot today. The ID suggested by experts is Red-cheeked cordon bleu. But this is not found in India. So its is a mystery for now. more about it on Is it Red-cheeked cordon-bleu
Date: September 12, 2017 Night
It was a night to remember. I have never seen so much lightning and thunder in my life before. It was like god is having a party with strobe lights and thundering music. The lightning was continuous and turned the night into a day by spreading the light in the clouds.
When I was trying to capture the moment, I understood that you cannot predict the nature. It can strike from any direction 🙂 Continue reading “Lightning – A memorable Night”