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Birding at Muthanallur

This was my first visit to Muthanallur lake near Bangalore. Splashed across with fantastic views, the place seemed like a creation, specially carved for the beautiful birds that lurk around. Here's what I explored...

A little slice of paradise...


Chestnut-tailed starling...














A tiny Spotted owlet was spotted in the woods. See where the arrow is pointing...


Here are some closeup shots of the spotted owlet...










A panorama of the place where I found the spotted owlet. Click and drag to look around...


Black drongo...


Some creative posing by Grey-headed swamphen...








Blyths Reed Warbler...


Indian golden oriole...














Glossy Ibis...


Pied Bushchat...





Another scenic view...


Plain tiger butterfly...


Indian golden oriole (female)...


Rose-ringed parakeet...








Male Crimson marsh glider dragonfly...





Indian golden oriole (immature)...


White-throated kingfisher...






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

29 comments:

  1. Some truly gorgeous bird pics here. Really good captures.

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  2. One of my favorite places. Glad you also liked the place.

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  3. Blue skies and blue birds--who could ask for more?

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    1. Well, I got my "more": shadows! Happy year-end greetings to you.

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  4. Amazing, just amazing and your close up photos blow me away. That red dragonfly, wow. I love the colors on the Kingfisher too.

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  5. What beautiful birds and such wonderful photos! Love the owlet - so very well spotted!

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  6. Magnificent photos! Happy Ruby Tuesday Shiju

    much love...

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  7. love the owl looking out of the tree!

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  8. Beautiful photos. Thanks for sharing with Pictorial Tuesday, otherwise I would never see some of these lovely tiny creatures of nature.

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  9. Hello! So fantastic birds! Gorgeous photos!

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  10. Wow. Just wow. Incredible photos.
    Thank you for your connections & comments on #lifethisweek in 2018. It has been fun and I welcome you back in 2019. Next week's optional prompt is "We Made It". The last one in 2018. Denyse x

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  11. These are really excellent, I love seeing so many i have never seen before

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  12. A lovley collection of birds. happy holidays!

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  13. I reposted your 'red dragonfly' photo (copyright Shiju Suganan and a link to your blog) to a Facebook group - All The Colours Of The Spectrum

    Much💖love

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  14. Your photos of the owlet are wonderful. Owls are a favorite of mine. Thanks for linking up today!

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  15. Wow! What absolutely amazing photography! If you only knew how much I love owls. I'd love to see one in the wild. Love all of your photos. Thank you so very much for sharing on Friday Foto Friends. Merry Christmas to you! 💜

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  16. What an amazing variety of fabulous creatures! I see a NZ version of some of them but yours are so wonderfully colorful!

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  17. Hello, awesome variety of birds and gorgeous photos. I like seeing their habitat too. The Owl is adorable, I would love to see the Kingfisher and the pretty parakeets. Awesome post. Thank you for linking up and sharing your post. Happy Saturday, enjoy your day and weekend. I want to thank you for all the visits and comments on my blog this past year. I am looking forward to visiting your blog in 2019. I wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas and a happy New Year!

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  18. Thank you for linking on Amanda's Books and More! I especially enjoy following your pics on Instagram. Merry Christmas!

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  19. A red dragonfly! Wow - that's really cool!
    Thanks for sharing at http://image-in-ing.blogspot.com/2018/12/46-years-and-i-still-love-this-guy.html

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  20. Thanks so much for sharing your post & beautiful birds with us at I'd Rather B Birdin this week.

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  21. What beautiful photos! I wish you a very Happy Holiday season.

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  22. Hi Shiju, these are amazing photographs! I did have to do a double take when looking at the rather interesting photo of the gray-headed swamp hens. The spotted owlet was well spotted by you too. I do apologies for not popping by sooner, I took a step away from allt hings internet over the holidays.

    I'd like to wish you a very happy & healthy 2019 and thank you for sharing your post with #keepingitreal.

    xx

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