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BIRDS OF MAHARASHTRA

BIRDS OF MAHARASHTRA
I started birding in around June, when i had my new camera (Canon Power shot SX 400). I visited some birding spot near Pune and Pune outskirts and now I am having plenty of documentation on birds. So i just thought of sharing with you through this blog.. You may find interesting my new series of blog  'BIRDS OF MAHARASHTRA'. In this I will try to give information of some birds with pictures taken by me and some taken from the internet..   


Let's start with some simple and common birds..

1) COPPER SMITH BARBET.
IntroductionThe Coppersmith Barbet known by other names like Crimson-breasted Barbet or Coppersmith has the scientific name Megalaima haemacephala is a bird with Grass green color feathers which is a resident of India and other countries of South Asia. About nine subspecies of Coppersmith Barbet is recognized. The other Indian local names of this species are tuktukiya, Basanta and thathera. 
Characteristics:This grass green colored bird with crimson …

Bhuleshwar-Kanifnath and Malhargad- An awesome Photography treat

It was a cold Sunday in November when all Pune was in Sleep, we were travelling to visit an ancient temple of lord shiva at Bhuleshwar near Yavat. The plan was to visit Bhuleshwar as well as Malhargad in dive ghat.. Later on we included Kanifnath in our plan... It was a great photo graphical journey. captured some landscapes,wildlife, temples and forts.. Total 320 Photographs were taken. Here are some snaps from My Canon Powershot SX400.  



BHULESHWAR: Bhuleshwar is a temple of Shiva, situated around 45 kilometres from Pune and 10km from Pune Solapur highway from Yawat. The temple is situated on a hill and was built in the 13th century. There are classical carvings on the walls. It has been declared as a protected monument Bhuleshwar has a mythological & historical significance. Originally, it was a fort which was called as 'Daulatmangal'. It is said that Parvati danced for Shiva and from here they went to Kailas and got married. This place is crowded during Mahashivaratri. T…