Common Kestrel, Bangalore

  One of my favourite raptors and easily seen in the grasslands every winter. Much like the black-shouldered kite they also hover to catch the prey. They are also a part of the falcon family.

Common Stonechat, Bangalore

They are also called as The Siberian stonechat or Asian stonechat. This is a female of the species and is identified by the pale brown upper parts and head, white neck patches (not a full collar). This is a insectivorous bird and is classified as least concern.

Lady Kestrel, Bangalore

  One of my favorite raptors that you could easily spot in the winters alon the grasslands across the country.A little far away image but loved the setting.

Pallid Harrier Female, Bangalore

Pallid Harrier is also known as the pale harrier, the male birds are in pale color. This is a female bird found her warming up on the sun one early winter (December) morning.