This is my completely another photograph to TrekEarth. I captured this image at the 2nd week of December, 2013 when I visited at Chitrakoot in Madhya Pradesh.
This is a view of White Breasted Kingfisher and took its image at the embankment of river Mandakini in Chitrakoot. This is the most ubiquitous kingfisher in Central India. It has two different shades of blue on the back, dark brown ventral parts with a white patch on the throat and the breast. The head is dark chocolate in color. It catches insects, spiders, lizards and all sorts of small animals.
best wishes to all.
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pajaran (59143) 2014-08-05 9:41
Lep pogled na pticu ...
Dobar trenutak snimka i kontrast, lepo pokazana zelena grana i ptica.
Dobar rad i kompozicija, lepo uhavcen trenutak, lepe boje.
Prijatno vece i mirna noc, sve najbolje.
Nice view of the bird ...
Good time recording and contrast nicely demonstrated green branches and birds.
Good work and composition, nice uhavcen moment, beautiful colors.
Good evening and peaceful night, all the best.
Periko (4744) 2014-08-05 21:15
Perfect framing and pleasant blurred background to enhance the bird. I realli like it.
daddo (26534) 2014-08-06 3:37
Namaste Swapan. I always wanted to photograph a kingfisher but I seldom saw one and if I did, it was from a distance. Plus, the ones in Australia are not as spectacularly coloured as this one is, especially on the beak.Great 200mm shot- admirable DOF. Lovely composition. Regards. Klaudio.
jhm (150872) 2014-08-06 4:45
I don't know but I would my picture a little make smaller in future I think that the bird more would come more into its own, we get to much grain.
But I like your picture and certainly of the nice White Breasted Kingfisher.
Sharpness and clarity make your picture very attractive.
Nice photo job, TFS.
ikeharel (69311) 2014-08-10 0:42
Fabulous picture of the Kingfisher, Swapan, its colors are stunning red and brown with blue/green patchs.
We have a couple "reside" in my town from late autumn till late spring, every year - and posted a number of their photos on Te.
Charming yet impressive bird.
Have a nice sunday evening,
jmdias (62977) 2014-08-13 17:46
a curious and so beautiful animal, full of colors. I liked the inclusion of the plant an flower we can see here. nice job.
Miguel82 (27670) 2014-08-14 9:06
High quality picture of nature Swapan, impressive red bill, a highly specialised fishing bird, regards
danos (96201) 2014-08-16 6:54
Very nice the view as the light and the colour management of the colouful native bird,with its details to are are captured superb.
berek (49344) 2014-08-17 21:43
I have never seen such birds. long red beak is very interesting. good timing. colorful and beautiful composition.
have a nice week.
Didi (60586) 2014-08-20 9:15
Very good catch of this strange bird (for me)
Good DOF setting with a blur background
COSTANTINO (63776) 2014-09-30 22:08
Hello dear friend
original version with this fantastic bird
you captured the details and the colors
of tis composition perfectly showing
the beauty of the Nature
according to your useful notes this is the
most ubiquitous kingfisher in Cntral
India with two different shades of blue
on the back dark brown ventral parts
its a real beauty
thanks for sharing it with us
Cricri (117403) 2014-10-19 0:28
Très jolie capture de cet oiseau de couleur avec son long bec rouge poser sur la branche, bon DOF et couleurs