Carpenter Bees are large bees, there are around 500 sub species.
The Brahminy Kite also known as the Red-backed Sea-eagle in Australia, is a medium-sized bird of prey. They are found in the Indian Sub-continent, South-east Asia and Australia.
I spotted this beauty just when i was getting down from our vehicle to the sanctuary. I was lucky to have my camera and lens ready.
Wire-tailed Swallows are fast flyers and they generally feed on insects and flies. They are typically seen low over water, with which they are more closely associated than most swallows. Wire-tailed swallows breeds in Africa , Sahara , tropical south asia including the Indian Sub-continent.
Chestnut headed bee-eater is a resident breeder of Indian Sub-continent. This species is richly coloured. This photograph was shot in Tattekad , Kerala.