Young Wild boars (Sus scrofa) running carefree at Kgudi, Karnataka.
Indian Pitta (Pitta brachyura) is a winter visitor to South India. Brilliant colors of the bird has got the name Navrang, meaning nine colors, in Hindi. It is usually active at early dawn or at dusk.
This brid was on to-photograph list for long time. Thanks to Eldhose, not only did I see this bird for the first time, but also photographed this beautiful bird at Thattekad.
National Bird of India is commonly found in its sublime form in Bandipur National Park. I caught this majestic male Indian Peafowl (Pavo cristatus) on a rainy day around Mulapura area of Bandipur. The largest deer in India, Sambar (Cervus unicolor), looks on.
Rain made these beauties keep still and gave the lovely saturation colors.
Found nearly everywhere on earth, Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus) is the most widespread bird of prey. It can reach speeds of over 322 km/h in a dive to catch a prey, making it the fastest animal in the world.
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Power attracts opposite sex. Elephants show their dominance by tussling with rival males, and driving them out of their territory. The winner gets all the females. Young bull Elephants practice until they are strong enough to drive out the reigning Tusker.
The image shows two young Asian Elephants (Elephas maximus) tussling in the Kabini part of Nagarhole National Park. Late in the evening safari we got a radio message about 3 young tuskers tussling, it was cloudy and dark by the time we reached the spot. One of the tuskers soon left, and these two fought till late dusk.
Pied Kingfishers (Ceryle rudis) are expert fishers. They hunt by hovering over the water and diving bill first directly into water to catch fish. Their ability to hunt in both salt and fresh water, and eat a prey while in flight is unique, shared by no other Kingfishers.
Monochrome image shot at Jakkur Lake.
EXIF: Av mode f/5.6 1/2500 -1.33 ISO-200
Native of South America, Bougainvillea is a flowering plant found across the world. An interesting feature of this plant is the coloration of modified or specialized leaves, known as bracts. White colored flower is less attractive. Hence the plant develops colorful bracts, pink in this case, to attract insects for pollination.
Shot at Valley School campus, Bangalore.
EXIF: EOS 450D + 55-250mm IS @ 250mm f/8 1/125s ISO-400 Manual exposure.