Zitting Cisticola

A tiny bird found in the grasslands and is fairly distributed. They mainly feed on insects and their breeding season is associated with the onset of the monsoon. There are about eighteen geographical races of Zitting Cisticola and the sexes look very similar. The species is classified as least concern as per IUCN.

Brahminy Kite Portrait

It was one of those days when we could approach this beautiful raptor up close and take some real close portraits. Just like black kite brahminy kite is also a scavenging bird feeding on dead fish and crabs by the rivers / lakes and ponds. This bird finds a place in the Hindu mythology as Garuda