Tuesday, 17 March 2015

Birds in Aurangabad

Red-vented Bulbul
Birds in Aurangabad
 
 
During my visit to Aurangabad late last year, I managed to take some time out to roam around the place to try my luck on spotting some birds.
 
Though it was a family trip and most of the time was spent in travelling to popular sight seeing and tourist places, I sneaked around to near by parks to check on the habitat. Though the park was relatively small, there was no dearth in birds.
 
Since I was able to go out for bird watching most in evenings only, I was not able to photograph all the birds due to bad light. But whenever I ventured out in the early morning, I managed to capture a few of them through my lens.
 
Here is the list of birds that I spotted in and around Aurangabad, in whatever limited time I had.
 
Marshall's Iora
Short Toed Snake Eagle
Large Grey Babbler
Black Kite
Purple Sunbird
Purple rumped Sunbird
Indian Robin
Booted Warbler
Blyth's Reed Warbler
Green Bee Eater
Blue-tailed Bee Eater
Large Grey Babbler
Jungle Babbler
White-throated Kingfisher
Common Kingfisher
Common Sparrow
Cattle Egret
Little Egret
Shikra
Spotted Dove
Collared Dove
Common Myna
Barn Swallow
Black Drango
Marshal Iora
Oriental White-Eye
Ashy Prinia
Commom Tailorbird
Asian Koel
White-browed Wagtail
Grey Wagtail
Rose ringed Parakeet
Indian Pond Heron
Red-vented Bulbul
Red-Whiskered Bulbul
 
 
 
 
 
Even in the short span of time I had, I was surprised to have spotted so many birds. I am sure with dedicated time, much more of these beauties can be spotted.
 
Purple rumped Sunbird - Female


7 comments:

Anonymous said...

beautiful shots :)

Linda G. said...

You captured very nice photographs of the birds. What camera/lens combo did you use?

Trails of a Traveler said...

Thanks Joshi Daniel.

@Linda, I used my trusted E-5 with 70-300mm lens :)

Ram

Unknown said...

hello sir, i am a resident of aurangabad.Please can you tell me the places where you spotted these birds.

Gaurav said...

Good catch Ram ! request you to share the locations wherein u could find these many species. My native is aurangabad and i m really happy that you could see such a variety. Keep birding !

Thanks,
Gaurav

Gaurav said...

Good catch Ram ! request you to share the locations wherein u could find these many species. My native is aurangabad and i m really happy that you could see such a variety. Keep birding !

Thanks,
Gaurav

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