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Birds of Kasavanahalli lake

Saturday morning was spent exploring birds at the beautiful Kasavanahalli lake in Bangalore. Here are the birds and blooms that caught my eye...


An Asian Openbill stork...


Asian Openbill in flight...





Brahminy Kite...


Indian Spot-billed Duck...











It was nice to feel the wind blowing off the water and hear the bird calls. Here's a video...


Black-winged stilts were wading in search of food...






This picture will give you an idea how long-legged they are...








A Coppersmith Barbet was busy eating berries...








This little fellow was also looking extremely busy...


Water lily...





As I was admiring the water lilies, I observed a Eurasian Coot  doing the same...


It went a step ahead and bit off a petal...


A shy Greater Coucal...


Gray-headed Swamphen...





Spotted Dove...



A juvenile Black-winged stilt was being guided by its parent...


 Juvenile Black-winged stilt...


Purple Heron..


The takeoff...


And the beautiful flight...



I hope you liked the post. Do let me know your feedback in the comments section below...




25 comments:

  1. Wow! Imprrssive...thanks for sharing with us at I'd Rather B Birdin'

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  2. So many with good reflections and shadows.

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  3. I love the little squirrel hiding! Great photos of beautiful birds for #lifethisweek

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  4. Amazing images Shiju! Had to smile at the long legs of the black-winged stilt - what is so impressive is you know all the English names of these birds. Interesting how the camera picks up the furry feathers of the juvenile black winged stilt so well1 Many thanks for this interesting and well executed post from All Seasons! Have a great week!

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  5. Nice photos. The stilts are amazing
    Have a good week

    Much❤🕊❤love

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  6. Gret set of photos I just love the Brahminy Kite. Cheers Diane

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  7. A fine morning's work. Great clarity in these pictures.

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  8. Wonderful pictures. Thank you for sharring :)
    Happy WW!

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  9. You have such a great variety of creatures there! The only ones I recognized are the stilt, coot and swamphen. You are so blessed to have such lovely birds.

    Thanks for joining 'My Corner of the World' this week!
    My Corner of the World

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  10. Amazing photos. But above all love the picture with the squirrel in it.

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  11. I always love spending time on your blog...seeing so many beautiful birds! You take the best photos! Keep up the good work and thanks for sharing!

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  12. Wow - wonderful bird shots! Was really fun to see.

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  13. Great series! The one with the flower petal takes the prize :)

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  14. That stilts has the longest legs. Quite comical, actually! Thanks for linking up.

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  15. So many beautiful photographs - I kept thinking I found a favorite but then another great one came up - I really like the one with the bird plucking the petal from the plant.

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  16. Such beautiful colors in your photographs! Thanks for sharing with us at The Blogger's Pit Stop!

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  17. saw your link with Eileen.
    I see really beautiful birds in your post here!
    Birds that we don't have in the Netherlands.
    The stilt is great to see and also beautifully photographed.

    Greetings, Helma

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  18. Hello, your bird photos are always awesome. I love them all. Thanks for linking up and sharing your post. Happy Saturday, enjoy your day and weekend. PS, thank you for leaving me a comment on my blog.

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  19. Stunning shots, Shiju. Never been to this lake but it was wonderful to see your bird shots! Thank you for sharing these amazing pictures.

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  20. Wow! What stunning photos! Thank you so much for sharing them with us at Encouraging Hearts and Home.

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  21. Fantastic post with so many great pictures. I love the Stilt shots.

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  22. Love it. I learn so much from you.

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  23. Beautiful bird photos. I've never seen a painted stork. Birds and broccoli go hand and hand. Ha!

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