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Sunday, October 07, 2012

Birds on the powerline-Pallikaranai off OMR, Chennai

I had to test my newly acquired 55-300mm lens and was cycling around, looking for some birds to zoom on.

To my delight found an army of them-pelicans and painted storks sitting on a power line nearby. These are some pics

Though there were several lines, birds were particular about one specific line and were sitting neatly on them, as if commanded to do so. The sunset time provided nice background colour.
What you see above and below are the maximum I could Zoom in on. As you see, even 300mm is never enough

Happy that at least for these birds, power doesn't corrupt.

Also see: birds near Bheemshwari * 

11 comments :

Indrani said...

Lovely captures.
The lens has good range, should fetch you great captures.

Shrinidhi Hande said...

Thanks Indrani

Jaleela said...

Wow Amazing

shovonc said...

Nice ending!

shovonc said...

Nice ending!

D.Nambiar said...

Superb set of pictures, Shrinidhi. Where was this shot?

Shrinidhi Hande said...

Thanks D Nambiar, Jaleela and Shovonc

magiceye said...

Good ones!
Happy shooting with the new lens!

Shesha Chaturvedi said...

Woah! which place is this? I saw smthing similar in Gujarat, last year. you have captured good detail. Liked them! :)

sandeep ingilela said...

Good set of pictures, well composed.

Shrinidhi Hande said...

Nambiar & Shesha:
This is clicked in Pallikaranai/Velachery area of Chennai.

Thanks Deepak and sandeep