Posts Tagged "Ulwe"

  • Green Bee Eater

    Green Bee Eater

    The Ulwe Project Sunday morning was a rather low key affair. Not too much to spot. However, we came across this chap sunning himself. The light was good and the little fellow gave us a fair amount of time. With December here, maybe it’s time to head into Sinhagad Valley and see what’s happening there. Next week I guess 🙂…



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  • Pied Kingfisher

    Pied Kingfisher

    The Ulwe Project A Pied Kingfisher hovers midair, scanning the water below for prey, before diving down. Captured pre-sunrise in low light along Uran Road. We had set out for our regular birding route, when along the way we spotted this fellow looking for breakfast – this was a reaction shot in low light. So am pretty happy I got…



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  • Flamingo

    Flamingo

    The Ulwe Project In May, we got the chance to observe the visiting flamingoes over the waters facing Seawood, Navi Mumbai. Quite an experience as one got to observe the behaviour of these fabulous birds from close quarters. Shooting from a bobbing, unsteady boat was tough, but a learning experience 🙂 ©2012 Rahul Jauhari. All rights reserved.



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  • Kingfisher

    Kingfisher

    The Ulwe Project So there’s this spot in Ulwe where there is a water body on either side of the road. We had spotted these little Kingfishers there on our previous trips. This time we sat down by the edge of the water and took a few shots. The light was dull, but the birds made up for it with…



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  • Asian Paradise Flycatcher

    Asian Paradise Flycatcher

    The Ulwe Project The Asian Paradise Flycatcher (Terpsiphone paradisi), landing. This beautiful bird has eluded me ever since I began birding. Missed spotting it in Kabini as well as Sinhagad. Finally spotted in the most unlikely place – Ulwe. This one gave me and Prashant Godbole less than a minute of sighting. Hema Dayal was luckier and got a longer…



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