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Ashish Joshi's Wild Life Photography




Alexandrian Parakeet

These are one of the largest parakeets and can be easily identified by a red feathers patch. They have been taught to talk and domesticated as pets.



Bar Headed Goose

These winter migrants fly over Himalayas reaching and altitude greater than Mt. Everest to reach India.
With oxygen levels so less at such high altitude, sometimes I wonder how these beautiful specie has adapted self to make this migration possible.

Green Bee Eater

GBE - a commonly seen flycatcher is enjoying morning breakfast.
It keeps me wondering how these birds can manage capturing their prey in flight? 




 Asian Paradise Flycatcher


Asian Paradise flycatcher aka APFC is one of the most beautiful bird amongst flycatchers. It's long tail is very distinctive and helps in flight.


Male are seen in 2 morphs, the p icture below is of rufos morph



Asian Paradise flycatcher aka APFC is one of the most beautiful bird amongst flycatchers. It's long tail is very distinctive and helps in flight.

Male are seen in 2 morphs, the picture below is of white morph and other is Rufus in color.




KingFisher



Small blue kingfisher can be seen in abundance around water bodies. They are well known to dive in water and catch fish

Greater Flamingo
The lonely wanderer. Greater flamingos are one of the most beautiful birds one can see. They migrate in flocks of hundreds and thousands and it's a sight every bird watcher must witness in lifetime.



European Roller

Sighting of European roller around Pune marks the start of upcoming birding season. 
This bird is a winter migrant to India and Africa and breeds in Europe.
Welcoming the only migratory bird from roller family.. 



























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