72 Photos - Jun 18, 2013
Photo: Kalmeshwar Dam,  Oriental Darters are lined up at the bank for next round of fishing, they along with cormorants do not have a wax layer on their feather so you often see them drying their wings so that they are able to fly.Photo: Each dot in the picture represents  Marsh Crocodile or Mugger, I have never seen so many of them together, although they are always being there, this time water level in Kamleshwar dam was too low and hence this congregationPhoto: Traffic JamPhoto: Kamleshwar Dam, built on a Hiran river is a major source of  in the peak summer,Photo: BNHS members bird-watching at Kamleshwar DamPhoto: This two Greater flamingos still mining the available food at Kamleshwar Dam while rest of the group must have have left in search of better feeding groundPhoto: Photo: Marsh Crocodile, leaving a trail behindPhoto: Black IbisPhoto: Sambar Deer eating bark of Teak, very unusual Phenomenon at first, on some research I found that they do eats up bark of some trees probably as a result of Deficiency of some minerals or vitaminesPhoto: Here is the King of Jungle....Photo: Photo: Photo: Master tracker - MallikPhoto: Photo: BNHS Members awaiting their tun for entry in the parkPhoto: Collared Scops OwlPhoto: Yellow-footed Green Pigeon - is also a  state bird of MaharashtraPhoto: Chital deer forms one of the large prey base for bigger predator of Gir NPPhoto: Mother common langur with a baby - AKA  Hanuman langurPhoto: Spotted Deer living in harmony with local trible ppl (Maldhari) at Khada Ness (Villege) 21°13'59.20"N  70°33'11.63"EPhoto: The one spot Hub for quenching thrust for local Maldharis, peacocks deeers, langoors and the LionsPhoto: Photo: Asian Paradise Flycatcher with a Cicada catchPhoto: Purple HeronPhoto: Common SpoonbillPhoto: Asian OpenbillPhoto: Yellow-footed Green PigeonPhoto: Spotted OwletPhoto: Stone-curlewPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Mottled Wood OwlPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Spotted OwletPhoto: Route map to Gir National Park, many routes are opposite entry to each other like 4-7, 2-6 , 1-3 you can see the GPS track of the route on http://www.wikiloc.com/wikiloc/user.do?name=Vandan+JhaveriPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: