Flash of Sapphire (Carl Brenders)
Indian Pitta (Pitta brachyura) The 20 cm Indian Pitta is a small bird which occurs in many parts of the country. Its brilliant colors light up the dark and wet forest understory in which it leads a shy existence. Pitta is derived from Telegu which means a small bird. The chirp of these birds can generally be heard in the morning and in the dusk. Because of the timing of their calls, these birds are also called as six-o-clock birds in Tamil. color, small bird
Indian Pitta (Pitta brachyura)
Howling lessons - yes, a real photo - by Debbie DiCarlo, a longtime nature photographer, who says: "I was attending a photography workshop in Hinckley, Minnesota, where I had the opportunity to take photos of adorable baby animals," she wrote in an email to The Huffington Post. "The coyotes were so playful and fun and when the adult started to howl, the glee in the faces of the pups was undeniably cute. My camera was clicking so fast I was worried about it overheating!" mothers, howl lesson, coyotes, wolv, learning, baby animals, families, the young ones, cub
Snow Owl - wise one
Ranthambore National Park is certainly one of the finest destinations in India - and indeed the whole world, for seeing tigers as well as a wide range of other exotic animals, amidst a setting of completely natural flora and fauna.
Eagle owl-what a great pic! The Eagle Owl is a very large and powerful bird, smaller than the Golden Eagle but larger than the Snowy Owl. It is sometimes referred to as the world's largest owl, although Blakiston's Fish Owl is slightly heavier on average and the Great Grey Owl is slightly longer on average. bird, flight, anim, natur, eagl owl, eagles, feather, hoot, owls
shark following...a mite bigger than kayak!