Scientific name : NAJA NAJA As we encroach the jungles which are the habitats of such wonderful yet dangerous creatures there are unavoidable instances where there is clash between them and humans. The snake rescuers make sure that they are rescued in a proper manner and are relocated in their habitat without harming them and also caring for the people in a way. The normal tendency of killing a snake at sight is nowadays changing and people reach out to rescuers and see to it that the animal is
THE SHORT EARED OWL (छोट्या कानाचे घुबड) The short-eared owl occurs on all continents except Antarctica and Australia. The short-eared owl is known to relocate to areas of higher rodent populations.During breeding season, the males make great spectacles of themselves in flight to attract females. The male swoops down over the nest flapping its wings in a courtship display.These owls are generally monogamous. Its food consists mainly of rodents, especially voles, but it will eat other small mammals such as mice, ground squirrels, shrews, rats, bats, muskrats and moles.
Making this image was one of my targets. When the female of lesser kestrel was sitting on the rock. I parked my car at a distance and after waling a few steps and then crawled towards the bird. Wearing camouflage clothes worked for me and I slow steadily reached the spot and made some images. Lonavala ,Maharashtra , India. February 2020
For the last two years I had been trying to make some images of this beauty and was not able to due to some or the other reason. Last Saturday 20th June 2020 was in Dapoli in Kokan and was going to see my friends rice fields when suddenly something vibrant blue passed across. On a close a look founf it to be a blue eared kingfisher. Cancelling the Rice Field visit I sat there for sometime and observed its movements. Next day on the day of eclipse sat at