Indian Paradise Flycatcher a Life Story

Indian Paradise Flycatcher a life Story That was in June 2021 and by virtue of my transfer postings I landed up at Durgapur in West Bengal though popularly known as Steel city and on enquiry from some bird photographers from neighbourhood came to know about Garh Jungle where the famous Shyamarupa Maa temple exists. The…

BIRD PHOTOGRAPHY……a way to Cherish

The Red Crested Pochards are so amazing cute and colourful birds and as I have followed them in so many places like Bharatpur (Keoladeo National Park), Manglajodi in Odisha ,Purulia Murumguma Dam and recently at Chupi-r-Chor (Purbosthali) in West Bengal and found one thing in common that they are very shy birds as regards to…

Bird photography itself a STORY

That was in June 2021 when I landed up at Durgapur in West Bengal by virtue of my official transfer postings and the very next day at Durgapur being a Sunday I enquired from my Bangali photographer friends about nearby bird photography locations and came to know about Garh jungle a sacred place of Shyamarupa…

Birds are so Cute Creatures

Red Munia or Red Avadavat are cute little bird in abundance near Andal Airport area and it was our pleasure to spend few minutes every morning in search of these beauties and in that process came to know a lot about their Nest making and behaviour during breeding time. Here are some nice shots i…

Blue Faced Malkoha….a new addition to my Arena

Blue Faced Malkoha The blue-faced malkoha (Phaenicophaeus viridirostris) or small green-billed malkoha, is a non-parasitic cuckoo found in the scrub and deciduous forests of peninsular India and Sri Lanka. It has a waxy, dark, blue-grey plumage on its upperparts and has a long tail with graduated white-tipped feathers. The throat and chin are dark with…