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Sunday, March 13, 2011

Birds of Karanjikere, Mysore

Karanji lake and gardens in Mysore is a bird watchers’ paradise. I couldn’t explore this place fully due to time constraints, so another visit is due during next Mysooru visit.

Here’re some photos taken during the last visit.

Green Bee eater and White Dove
  green-bea-eaterwhite-dove
I’m told these are called Pheasants.
Pheasantpheasant
A different coloured Pheasant and Brahminy Kite
  pheasant-2Brahminy Kite
Peacock (More Photos of Peacock, with fully open feathers, in a separate post) and Pegions
peacock pegions
Pelican and Purple Moorhen
pelican   Purple Moorhen
A duck with its head immersed in water and a little Cormorant drying its wings
white-duck cormorant  
Thanks to Ram for his assistance in naming some of the above birds. We spent about 90 minutes or so at Karanji lake. Should spend at least half a day during next visit.

Similar: Birds at Bheemeshwari * Birds at Lodhi Garden Delhi * Dancing Peacocks * Jurong Bird Park, Singapore * Koundinya Wildlife Sanctuary, AP * Bannerghatta national park *

14 comments :

Rajesh said...

Beautiful.

Shrinidhi Hande said...

Thanks Rajesh

Mridula said...

Lovely, good to see so many birds.

S.R.Ayyangar said...

Nice capture.

Nethra said...

I had been to Ranganathitu and it was really beautiful. This place looks good too, with so many beautiful birds.

Purba said...

Loved all the pics.

Pratibha The Talent said...

lovely birds.

Shrinidhi Hande said...

Thanks Mridula, SRA Sir, Nethra, Purba and Pratibha

Sameera said...

Nice!! Especially the last pic.

I have been to this place..it is peaceful and soothing. You can find few of my clicks at Karanji here

http://clicked-on-my-lens.blogspot.com/2011/03/karanji-lake.html

A Restless Mind With A Sensitive Heart! said...

Very nice pics!

btw, i like ur crisp writing on the comment form above!

RESTLESS

Sameera said...

One more thing.. If you visit this place in the month of May.. do visit the butterfly park which is at the dead end of the walk. Beautiful. Couldn't resist talking more about this place.. it is was once my morning walk destination.

mridula said...

wow... nice ones!

sajeevkmenon said...

Wonderful pictures. Liked your travel posts!

Shrinidhi Hande said...

Thanks Sameera, checked your blog post, wonderful..

Thanks RESTLESS :) Get some rest :)

Sameera: Butterfly park was closed an d was told construction work is underway connecting this with Mysore Zoo in an underground path

Mridula: Thanks

Sajeev: Thanks