Saturday, January 28, 2012
Thursday, January 26, 2012
Woolly-necked Stork or White necked stork ( Ciconia episcopus )A bird of the wetlands, the woolly-necked stork is a large bird with a distinct white neck and a glistening black back. It builds a large stick nest in a tree, laying 2-5 eggs. Like all storks, the bird feeds on amphibians, small reptiles and large insects.
Photographed at the Keoladeo National Park in Bharatpur, India in the month of November.
Sunday, January 22, 2012
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
Friday, January 13, 2012
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Black-winged Stilt ( Himantopus himantopus )
The Black-winged Stilt , also known as the Common Stilt is a widely distributed very long legged wader. Adults are about 35 cms long with long pink legs, a long thin black bill and are blackish above and white below. The breeding habitat of these stilts is marshes and shallow lakes. The nest is a bare spot on the ground near water.
Caught this bird on camera in a pond in Central UP in India