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Indian Spotted Eagle Pictures and Detail (Vulnerable Bird Specie)

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Indian Spotted Eage  Indian Spotted Eagle Pictures and Detail-  I love all types of birds and it is always a great experience to take pictures of birds. However, people don't consider some of birds good for them because they consider that these birds bring bad luck. The same is true for Indian Spotted Eagle, when I was taking its pictures, a few people told me that it is not good to view it and it may cause bad luck. I didn't listen to them and took these pictures.  When I saw these pictures of the Spotted Eagle on my laptop, then I found a beautiful creature of God and I fell in love with it.   Why we still consider some of birds like owls, eagles, bats  etc as bad birds to humans. They are integral part of our ecosystem and They are very innocent and never cause any harm to humans. In the modern world, we need to shed these false beliefs and start respecting all creatures of God. At present, Indian Spotted Eagle is put in the category of vulnerable birds beca

Black-Throated Bushtit (Tit) Pictures and Detail (Aegithalos concinnus)

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Black-Throated Bushtit (Tit) Pictures and Detail- ( Click to Tweet ) The best part of bird photography is to meet new birds daily and learn more about their lives. Observing a small bird and then taking its pictures is a very adventurous job. Taking pictures of small birds like Tits is a difficult job because they don't stay in the same place for a long time.  Black-throated Tit is the fourth Tit bird, I am going to share with you. Earlier, I shared with you Cinereous Tit , Great Tit and Himalayan black- lored tit . Tit birds are small passerine birds and they belong to the family of birds Aegithalidae. The scientific name of Black-throated Bishtit is Aegithalos concinnus. Due to the small size of Tit birds, we sometimes do not notice them, but by following their sweet voice, we can find them.  I met the Black-throated Tit near Baijnath town of Himachal Pradesh. We can find this tit in the foothills of Himalayas from India, Nepal, Bhutan, Burma, Vietnam, C

Common Babbler Pictures and Detail (Turdoides caudata)

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Common Babbler  Common Babbler Pictures and Detail- Today, I will share the detail and pictures of Common Babbler. Earlier, I shared with you another Babbler i.e. Jungle Babbler . The strange thing here is that I found Jungle Babbler more common than the Common Babbler. Jungle Babblers are very common in cities and near human population, whereas Common Babblers look slightly away from humans.  Common Babblers are small grey  and white colored creatures which are much smaller than the Jungle Babblers. The scientific name of these birds is Turdoides Caudata and belong to the Leiothrichidae family of birds. Like the Jungle Babbler, Common Babblers can also be found in small groups and they too create noise. We can find two sub-species of Common Babblers.  We can recognize Common Babbler with their long tails and greyish color with dark streaks. We can find a white patch on their throat and bottom of bird is paler. Common Babblers are mainly found in India, Pakistan,

Blue-fronted Redstart Pictures and Detail (Phoenicurus frontalis)

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Blue-fronted Redstart Blue-fronted Redstart Pictures and Detail-  I have always found small birds like Redstart very curious and they mostly become curious about your activities and sometimes even come close to you. Last time, I shared my encounters with Black-Redstart , White-capped Redstart and Plumbeous Redstart and now, it's time to talk about Blue-fronted Redstart, whom I met in the foothills of Himachal Pradesh.  Blue-fronted Redstart During a walk in empty fields, I found a pair of small birds looking for food, When I went close to them, then I realized that they are Redstart birds. Initially, I was not sure that which kind of Redstart these were. When I started taking pictures of them, then they also started coming close to me and started curiously observing me. Soon, they realized that I am not a threat to them, then they become busy with their old activities while ignoring my presence.  Blue-fronted Redstart The scientific name of this bird is Phoenic

Black Redstart Pictures and Detail (Phoenicurus ochruros) A small curious Bird

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Black Redstart Black Redstart Pictures and Detail-  Today, I will discuss and share third Redstart with you with whom I spent some time and got its pictures. Earlier, I shared pictures of White capped Redstart  and Plumbeous Redstart . Like the other redstart  birds, Black Redstart is also a curious bird and it may come close to you when you are taking its pictures.  Black Redstart The scientific name of this bird is Phoenicurus ochruros and it belongs to redstart genus Phoenicurus. The scientific name of Indian subspecies is Phoenicurus ochruros rufiventris. Black Redstart, a small fly catcher bird has wide range and we can find many of their subspecies. Black Redtarts are found in Europe, Asia, China, Britain, Ireland and Africa. It is a resident world; however, the Black redstart  living in the northern or colder parts may migrate to hot southern places.  Black Redstart Front It is not a very difficult job to find a Black Redstart around you in India; tho

Jungle Myna Pictures and Detail (Acridotheres fuscus)

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Jungle Myna Jungle Myna Pictures and Detail- Around us, we can find many birds and even among common birds, we can find many varieties. The same is true for Myna birds. Earlier, I shared with you Pied Myna , Common Myna , Bank Myna  and Brahminy Mayna . Now it is time for Jungle Myna. From the name of Jungle Myna, we can conclude that this Myna is found in the Jungle alone; however, it is not true. This Myna is commonly found in the jungle, however, we can find in good numbers around civilization.  Jungle Myna cooling itself in water Pot I got a chance to do the all this photoshop of Jungle Myna from my village and city homes. Jungle Myna can be seen with common myna looking for food. In a big group, we can find both common myna and Jungle myna. Though, Jungle Myna are not as common as the common myna and we don't find them very often. However, with some patience, we can easily find some of Jungle Myna around us.  It is common to find Jungle Myna in pairs or gr

Amur (White) Wagtail Pictures and Detail

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Beautiful Amur (White) Wagtail Amur (White) Wagtail Pictures and Detail-  Today, it is time for Amur Wagtail which is a subspecies of White Wagtail. This is third wagtail, I am sharing with you after Grey Wagtail and Grey -headed or Dark-headed Wagtail . The scientific name of this bird is Motacilla alba leucopsis . Amur Wagtail belongs to the Wagtail family of birds. We can find these birds over a long geographical range spread in the areas of South east Asia, India, China, Japan and Oceania.  Sweet Amur (White) Wagtail Amur wagtail is a very sweet and friendly small wagtail. This wagtail mainly has combination of White, Black and gray colors on its body. It is quite pretty to observe the dark black eyes on the white face. The head of White Wagtail is black and we can find a black color on the front chest like a child's bib. The size of this wagtail is from 16 to 19 cm.  This bird is so friendly that it comes very close to you and often tries to carefu