Posts Tagged "black kite"

  • Black Kite

    Black Kite

    It’s a fact and I can vouch for it. If you sit and gaze at them soar in the skies long enough, one of them will descend, sit right in front of you, grace you with a patient stare and then fly away again. ©2015 Rahul Jauhari. All rights reserved.



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  • Back Kite

    Back Kite

    I particularly like this portrait. I quite think this white burn out is some sort of signature I could create – only problem with me is that I get bored of the same look pretty fast. The Black Kite – easily seen across Mumbai – rarely looks as majestic as in this picture – and that’s probably why I like…



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  • Black Kite

    Black Kite

    The Padle Gaon Project The Black Kite: a commonplace sight in Mumbai. Yet the same Black Kite looked surprisingly more inspiring in Padle Gaon. I guess the environment does it. After all, which bird ever looked awesome sitting on a heap of garbage? The Kites spent a lot of time on this particular tree in Padle Gaon. Given there was…



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  • Black Kite

    Black Kite

    The Padle Gaon Project Our maiden visit to Padle Gaon proved to be quite something. Given our unfamiliarity with the place, we started rather early. Our directions and Google Maps both proved to be precise. We drove through Padle Gaon, into Mothi Desai Village Park. It turned out to be a dark clump of trees. We drove through and reached…



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  • Black Kite

    Black Kite

    Urban birding can also be a pleasure. Though the rewards are fewer. I was standing on my terrace when I saw this Black Kite flying straight at me. I took the picture by reflex, meanwhile the kite veered off the moment he saw me raise the camera. Made for a not so bad image, I think. ©2012 Rahul Jauhari. All…



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  • Black Kite

    Black Kite

    The commonest Kite in Mumbai. Not the prettiest by any yardstick. But this bird is interesting to watch with its antics, mock fights, mid air acrobatics  and love-hate relationship with the crow. I have many images of these fellows, but thought this one looked interesting, tad majestic. After all this bird rules the Mumbai skies. A brief note from wiki:…



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