A magical sunset

Ganapati Phule is a small town located in Ratnagiri district on the konkan coast of Maharashtra. This place is known for the Ganapati temple and a pristine beach.

A magical sunset

Common Stonechat

Common Stonechat (Saxicola) is a species of ‘Old World Flycatcher’ found mainly in wetlands. The males have a black head, a white half-collar, a black back, a white rump, and a black tail Females have brown on the head.

Common Stonechat

Malshej Ghat – A serene beauty

Malshej Ghat is a mountain pass in the western ghats range situated in the pune district in Maharashtra. It is at a distance of around 150 Kms from south mumbai. Its pristine beauty and serene mountains are the major attractions.

Malshej Ghat - A serene beauty

Malshej ghat is also a host for several bird species such as quails, rails, flamingoes,crakes etc
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A common scene in malshej ghat during monsoon is small streams of water rising upwards due to wind.
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A nice view of valleys is one of the major attraction here. It is also famous for dark woods and the animals inside.MG4

This place is notorious for land-slides, you can notice the vehicles on narrow roads. Driving to malshej ghat during late evening or early morning could be very challenging due to low road visibility and narrow roads.MG5

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Flamingoes in the Silhouette

Flamingoes in the Silhouette

Lesser flamingoes are the smallest species of flamingo family, these are tall and largish birds by most standards.These flamingoes were spotted at a lake in the outskirts of Hyderabad . Though I have been birding from last few years I had never gotten an opportunity to photograph these beautiful birds .

This picture was shot early morning when we were setting up our camera equipment  , I was lucky to have held my camera when a flock of flamingoes flew right in front of the rising sun giving a silhouette effect .