Birds of various species enjoy the dipping sun at their waterhole in Nandankanan Zoo in Bhubaneshwar, Orissa.
Nandankanan Zoo is one of those zoos which is different. The authorities take pains to ensure that animals live with dignity.
Nandankanan Zoological Park is a 400-hectare (990-acre) zoo and botanical garden in Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India. Established in 1960, it was opened to the public in 1979 and became the first zoo in India to join World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) in 2009. It also contains a botanical garden and part of it has been declared a sanctuary. Nandankanan, literally meaning The Garden of Heavens, is located near the capital city, Bhubaneswar, in the environs of the Chandaka forest, and includes the 134-acre (54 ha) Kanjia lake.
A major upgrade was done in 2000 (after the damage caused by the super-cyclone of 1999 in coastal Odisha). More than 2 million visitors visit Nandankanan every year
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pajaran (48979) 2014-02-24 22:24
Interesantan i dobar tekst o parku, sa opisom ...
Lep pogled i trenutak ...
Dobar trenutak snimka i kontrast, lepo pokazano mesto sa pticama, lepe boje.
Imajte lep i uspesan dan, sve najbolje.
Interesting and good article about the park, with a description ...
Nice view and a moment ...
Good time recording and contrast nicely demonstrated place with birds, beautiful colors.
Have a nice and successful day, all the best.
Fis2 (82416) 2014-02-25 0:25
Good POV and composition.
Have a nice day
Nicou (117324) 2014-02-25 0:54
quel beau ciel en fond sueprbe et cet étange avec le animaux et cet immense tronc d'arbre au milieu quelle compo.
Bravo et amitié
snunney (79973) 2014-02-25 2:55
You have managed the backlight reasonably well to produce an interesting composition. There are quite a few species to be seen here and all in good detail.
jhm (135822) 2014-02-25 5:30
I am a very big fan of a Zoo, we can feeling the atmosphere of the birds.
You chose a very well angle this cares for depth and perspective.
A nice composition, good presentation.
Very well done, TFS.
Have a nice day,
Silvio1953 (116931) 2014-02-25 6:10
Ciao Apurba, fascinating composition with a lot of birds, excellent clarity, wonderful colors and splendid light, very well done my friend, ciao Silvio
fabbs99 (16104) 2014-02-25 23:52
Lovely shot of the pigeons and their bridge at the zoo.Very well captured.TFS.
Subhogen (4065) 2014-02-26 0:43
Nice view of the uniformly algae covered pond. A fine shot from the zoo. Like the birds scattered all over the frame. The sun rays creeping over the trees makes this image atmospheric. Nice one, thanks for sharing.
Gigidusud (13669) 2014-03-08 10:44
Beautiful capture of the birds with nice green tones. Well done!
Have a nice Sunday.