Blue-fronted Redstart Kedarnath WLS

Bird Checklist Mansoona- Kedarnath WLS (Winters/Spring)

I am preparing a checklist of birds seen around my area (Kedarnath WLS) and will continue doing so till….. well forever . These are are birds which i have been able to record in the past few days. I intend to update this list whenever i have an addition to the  list. 1. Common Sparrow […]

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Bird list- Trijuginarayan

TrijugiNarayan- Bird Checklist (Dec 2017)

Below is the checklist of the birds, i was able to see/hear in the 2 days that i stayed in Trijuginarayan. Himalayan Bulbul Black Bulbul Red-vented Bulbul Blue Whistling thrush Himalayan Bluetail Common Sparrow Russet Sparrow Slaty-headed Parakeets Kalij Pheasants Golden Bush Robin Streaked Laughingthrush Variegated Laughingthrush Chestnut-crowned Laughingthrush Common Myna Jungle Crow Red-billed Blue […]

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A Himalayan Monal, My Purse and a Dog- A Miracle story

A Himalayan Monal, My Purse and a Dog

The title may at first glance seem strange, really strange. I mean how a Himalayn Monal, a Purse and a Dog could have any connection whatsoever. But believe me they do, these three together make for something that I (or anyone reading) could not deny being a miracle. First of all what is a miracle, […]

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Himalayan-Monal-Habitat

Coffee Mugs- Bird Image List

Below are the images, which can be printed on your personalized Coffee Mugs. All the images below are cropped as per the Mug specifications, meaning this is how they will be printed on the Mugs. Image 1   Image 2 Image 3 Image 4 Image 5 Image 6 Image 7 Image 8 Image 9 Image […]

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Tahr-Group

Shooting Himalayan Tahrs

Today’s story describes my experiences shooting Himalayan Tahrs Article 29 of “Story of the Day” Series. EXIF: Camera: Canon 7D Mark2 Lens: Canon 400mm f/5.6 Shutter speed: 1/500 Sec f-stop: f/6.3 ISO: 160 Aperture Priority Evaluative Metering. Since the weather is always cloudy and grey I avoid going to high Himalayan pastures in rains. It […]

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Nuthatch- The beautiful one!!

Today’s story describes about me shooting this beautiful Chestnut bellied Nuthatch Article 28 of “Story of the Day” Series. EXIF: Camera: Canon 7D Mark2 Lens: Canon 400mm f/5.6 Shutter speed: 1/800 Sec f-stop: f/6.3 ISO: 2000 Aperture Priority Evaluative Metering. Isn’t it an amazing feeling, when you plan something and it happens better then you […]

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Himalayan-Tahrs-Males

Jim Corbett helped me here!!- Himalayan Tahrs

Today’s story describes about my experience of shooting Himalayan Tahrs Article 27 of “Story of the Day” Series. EXIF: Camera: Canon 7D Mark2 Lens: Canon 400mm f/5.6 Shutter speed: 1/100 Sec f-stop: f/5.6 ISO: 2000 Aperture Priority Evaluative Metering.   If you have read Jim Corbett books, you will know he was able to walk […]

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Image of the day-Blog 22- Shooting a Bearded Vulture in Himalayas of Uttarakhand

Image of the day- Bearded Vulture at Chaukori

Today’s “Image of the day” describes my experience about shooting a Bearded Vulture at Chaukori Article 22 of “Image of the Day” Series. EXIF: Camera: Canon 550D Lens: Canon 400mm f/5.6 L Shutter speed: 1/240 Sec f-stop: f/6.3 ISO: 200 Aperture Priority Evaluative Metering.   Remember my camera screen which I describe in Blog 19. […]

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Image of the day-Blog 19- Shooting a Common Buzzard in the Himalayas of Uttarakhand

Image of the day- Common Buzzard

Today’s “Image of the day” is of a Common Buzzard Article 19 of “Image of the Day” Series. EXIF: Camera: Canon 550D Lens: Canon 400mm f/5.6 L Shutter speed: 1/250 f-stop: f/6.3 ISO: 200 Aperture Priority Evaluative Metering.   My bladders were bursting and I had to pee that instant. I remember that day as […]

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Image of the day-Blog 18- Shooting a Crested Kingfisher in the Himalayas of Uttarakhand

Image of the day- Crested Kingfisher

Today’s “Image of the day” is of a Crested Kingfisher Article 18 of “Image of the Day” Series. EXIF: Camera: Canon 7D M2 Lens: Canon 400mm f/5.6 L Shutter speed: 1/800 Sec f-stop: f/6.3 ISO: 2000 Aperture Priority Evaluative Metering.   I was previously a Group leader with a photography group and have lead several […]

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