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Owl Sleeping
Owl Sleeping
Tags: bird, India, safari
Species: Otus bakkamoena (Collared Scops Owl)

John Harvey Photo > India > Ranthambore > Owl Sleeping

Owl Near Nest
I'm somewhat sure this is an Indian Scops-Owl, based on similar ID's online from the same park.
Tags: bird, India, safari
Species: Otus bakkamoena (Collared Scops Owl)

John Harvey Photo > India > Ranthambore > Owl Near Nest

Red-Wattled Lapwing Flying By
We really pissed this bird off by being here - it flew circles around us for the whole time.
Species: Vanellus indicus (Red-Wattled Lapwing)

John Harvey Photo > India > Ranthambore > Red-Wattled Lapwing Flying By

Peacock At Edge Of Grass
Peacock At Edge Of Grass
Tags: bird, India, safari
Species: Pavo cristatus (Common Peafowl, Indian Peafowl)

John Harvey Photo > India > Ranthambore > Peacock At Edge Of Grass

Kite On A Stick
I quite liked these birds because they were quite active when we were.
Tags: bird, India, safari
Species: Elanus caeruleus (Black-shouldered Kite)

John Harvey Photo > India > Corbett NP > Kite On A Stick

King Fisher In Tree
King Fisher In Tree
Tags: bird, India, safari
Species: Megaceryle lugubris (Crested Kingfisher)

John Harvey Photo > India > Corbett NP > King Fisher In Tree

Kingfisher On a Branch
These birds live life on fast forward so I was surprised I saw this bird at all.
Tags: bird, India, safari
Species: Halcyon smyrnensis (White-throated Kingfisher)

John Harvey Photo > India > Delhi And Agra > Kingfisher On a Branch

Two Birds In Tree
A pretty common bird - they seem to flock together quite a bit and are quite sociable.
Tags: bird, India, safari
Species: Turdoides striatus (Jungle Babbler)

John Harvey Photo > India > Delhi And Agra > Two Birds In Tree

Black Ibix
Black Ibix
Tags: bird, India, safari

John Harvey Photo > India > Delhi And Agra > Black Ibix

Vulture
The guide was quite excited to see this bird (there were actually several) but they never came particularly close.
Tags: bird, India, safari
Species: Sarcogyps calvus (Red-headed Vulture, Asian King Vulture)

John Harvey Photo > India > Ranthambore > Vulture

Stilt Walking
The left bird is a black-winged stilt.
Tags: bird, India, safari
Species: Himantopus himantopus (Black-winged Stilt)

John Harvey Photo > India > Ranthambore > Stilt Walking

Rufous Treepie looking for hand outs
This bird landed on the crossbar of the jeep when we got out at the base of the fort.
Tags: bird, India, safari
Species: Dendrocitta vagabunda (Rufous Treepie)

John Harvey Photo > India > Ranthambore > Rufous Treepie looking for hand outs

Ibis Near Shore
Ibis Near Shore
Tags: bird, India, safari
Species: Threskiornis melanocephalus (Black-headed Ibis, White Ibis)

John Harvey Photo > India > Ranthambore > Ibis Near Shore

Herons Hunting In Water
Considering they are the wrong colour, do they do blend in pretty good.
Tags: bird, India, safari
Species: Ardeola grayii (Indian Pond Heron)

John Harvey Photo > India > Ranthambore > Herons Hunting In Water

Heron Stretching Out
That's a grey Heron on the left and an Egret on the right.
Tags: bird, India, safari
Species: Ardea cinerea (Grey Heron), Ardea alba (Great Egret)

John Harvey Photo > India > Ranthambore > Heron Stretching Out

Heron On Perch
Heron On Perch
Tags: bird, India, safari
Species: Ardea cinerea (Grey Heron)

John Harvey Photo > India > Ranthambore > Heron On Perch

Black Headed Ibis
Black Headed Ibis
Tags: bird, India, safari
Species: Threskiornis melanocephalus (Black-headed Ibis, White Ibis)

John Harvey Photo > India > Ranthambore > Black Headed Ibis

Intermediate Egret
I finally found an Intermediate Egret! This bird has a shorter neck and a shorter bill.
Tags: bird, India, safari
Species: Egretta intermedia (Intermediate Egret, Plumed Egret)

John Harvey Photo > India > Ranthambore > Intermediate Egret