Sunday, March 30, 2008

Rajahstan Part 2

Photos from our 2 day camel trek through the desert around Jaisalmer

Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Rahjahstan part1

Photos from the first few days of our week in Rajahstan

White-eared Bulbul

Jodhpur fort and the blue city

JP looking very studious during the audio tour around Jodhpur Fort

And me being very cultured

And then I go and ruin the illusion that i may have grown up

Jodhpur fort from the south

And from the North, what a building eh!

JP givng away food!!! Not something you see very often

The floating palace of Udaipur, as seen in Bond film Octopussy

Variable Wheatear

Tawny Pipit

Rock Eagle Owl

White-tailed Plover

Common Babbler

Tuesday, March 18, 2008


Photos from our lightning-paced tour of Gujarat- 5 days for an entire state, no wonder we missed practically everything!!

Ring-necked Parakeet

Red-wattled Lapwing

Greater Flamingo


Holy Man

Oriental Honey Buzzard

Mottled Wood Owl

Little Cormorant

Black Ibis

Citrine Wagtail

Crab Plover

Photographing the Crab Plovers. Note use of the latest 'realtree' camoflauge material.

JP demonstating the wonder that is a 'Sleeper Bus'

Saturday, March 15, 2008

Goa pix

A selection of pictures from our week in Goa. Most of these shots were taken from the balcony of the Beira Mar hotel, thats how easy the birding was.

Rose-coloured Starling

Marsh Harrier

Painted Snipe

Purple Ron

Pintail Snipe. I found these much easier to i.d in flight than from views like this

See what I mean

Clamorous Reed Warbler

Blue-tailed Bee Eater

Cinammon Bittern

Forest Wagtail at Molem

Little Green Bee Eater

Blue-capped Rock Thrush at Bondla

Brown Wood Owl at Saligao spring

Drinking fresh coconut milk, infinitely better than the stuff you can get out of 'fresh' coconut from Asda.

How we spent the vast majority of the week, drinking Kingfisher on the beach!!!