Spurfowl in the spot

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It was day three after having set up a bird photography hide at home i.e., Forest Hills Farm and Guesthouse. The usual suspects – the bulbuls, spotted doves and white-cheeked barbet did their rounds.

After about half an hour a new visitor walks in nonchalantly, almost leaving me in a state of shock…the Red Spurfowl! He warily started feeding on grains strewn across the ground. Aware of their extremely shy behavior, I had to be careful about firing the camera, lest I scare the spurfowl. Since that day, the spurfowl has been a regular and popular visitor to the hide.

On one such occasion, he walked out of the shadows and into the light, posing for the lensman. The picture on display is the result of that.

Canon 1D Mark III + Canon 500 f4 IS 

 

 

 

 

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