Plumbeous Water Redstart

By Mridula Dwivedi January 15, 2013 12 Comments ,

I clicked this picture while walking around in Palampur. I was walking from my hotel to the bus stand at Palampur. This Plumbeous Water Redstart was a very obliging bird.

Plumbeous Water Redstart

Plumbeous Water Redstart

When I saw it I had the kit lens on the camera. The bird was so patient that I could change my lens and then click pictures. First this was sitting on an electric wire and I got some record keeping shots. But then it changed its position and went to sit on a small hoarding. That is when I got lucky. But this is the only decent bird shot I have from the entire trip.

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12 thoughts on “Plumbeous Water Redstart”

  1. Thank you Shalu, Meenakshi, Prashanth, Anu, Rama, Aparna, Vishal, Niranjan and N for the encouragaing birds. I need to click more birds and post them here!

  2. Hi Mridula,

    Awesome shot Mridula.

    Wow, you really got some time. The bird is used to modelling for photos, I guess. That’s the special thing about big tourist places, even the wildlife over there knows that this is a tourist place and that they’ll be clicked. I encountered such type of birds during my visit to Golden Gate Bridge.

    Regards

    Jay
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Mridula Dwivedi

I started my India travel blog, Travel Tales from India in 2005. In 2016 I realized Travel Tales from India and Abroad better reflected my writings. I love to walk and ride in metros around the world. I have not been everywhere, I am not even close, but it is on my list. I also quit my job as a professor in 2015, it was a happening year! I did a Ph.D. from IIT Kanpur ages ago!

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