Thol Birding

When:  October 2015                   Weather:  Hot26C

Nikon P900.   Leica Q

Thol is a bird sanctuary about an hour away from Ahmedabad and at 630 am it took us just 45min to get there.  The road leading to the Thol turnoff was actually quite good for birds where the water lily pond was…

water lily pond..

water lily pond..

open bill stork feeding..

open bill stork feeding..

got it!

got it!

oprn bill stork

oprn bill stork

Open bill stork in flight

Open bill stork in flight

pheasant tailed jacana

pheasant tailed jacana

spot billed ducks

spot billed ducks

black headed ibis

black headed ibis

black headed ibis

black headed ibis

3 little green bee eaters side by side...

3 little green bee eaters side by side…

the entrance to Thol

the entrance to Thol

a huge lake fringed by an elevated path...

a huge lake fringed by an elevated path…

White throated kingfishers were common

White throated kingfishers were common

And this particular one glowed a brilliant emerald gree...

And this particular one glowed a brilliant emerald gree…

red wattled lapwing from afar

red wattled lapwing from afar

jungle babbler

jungle babbler

Coloured dove

Collared dove

laughing dove

laughing dove

white cheeked bulbul

white cheeked bulbul

red vented bulbul

red vented bulbul

Indian pond heron

Indian pond heron

heron

heron

flight of comb ducks

flight of comb ducks

eurasian spoonbills

eurasian spoonbills

black drongo

black drongo

Bee-eater, collared dove and red vented bulbul in one tree

Bee-eater, collared dove and red vented bulbul in one tree

here's looking at you...

here’s looking at you…

Brahminy mynah

Brahminy mynah

grey heron

grey heron

warbler

warbler

wire tailed sparrow

wire tailed sparrow

lots of beautiful bee eaters

lots of beautiful bee eaters

thol

thol

A place well worth visiting!

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