Wednesday, April 18, 2012

'Brahminy Kite' in flight, Avissawella, Sri Lanka.

The cry 'whee.... quee quee' makes one look at the sky. The 'Brahminy Kite' either single or in a pair will be visible high up. They spot any free ranging chicks on the ground. They swoop down and pick them up for a hearty meal. I took this picture on the river bank of the Kelany Ganga at Aswaththe in Avissawella, Sri Lanka.

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Saturday, April 14, 2012

'Black-hooded Oriole' - Oriolus xanthornus, Avissawella, Sri Lanka

The sky was getting dark presaging thunder and lightening. I saw this bird having a quick snack before flying off to its place of refuge.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012