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This photo is shot near to one of the lakes in Kaziranga National Park, situated in the north eastern part of the India, covering the district of Golaghat, Nagoan, and now extended to Jamugurihat (north bank of river Brahmaputra)with area of 430sq. km in Assam. The beautiful wildlife sanctuary was created in the year 1905, and about 68 years later it was declared national park.

Kaziranga National Park is a birding paradise; the grasslands are a raptor country that can be seen on safari makes a remarkable experience. These include the Oriental Honey Buzzard, Black-Shouldered Kite, Black Kite, Brahminy Kite, Pallas's Fishing Eagle, White Tailed Eagle, Grey-Headed Fishing Eagle, Himalayan Griffon, etc. Huge numbers of migratory birds descend on the parks lakes and marshy areas during winters, including Greylag Geese, Bar-Headed Geese, Ruddy Shelduck, Gadwall, Falcated Duck, Red-Crested Pochard and Northern Shoveller.

This shot was a trial to capture the lively winter afternoon, where the animals and birds enjoy sun.

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