Monday, 14 November 2016

The greater adjutant (Leptoptilos dubius) is a member of the stork family and near threatened species declared by the IUCN. there is only small pocket population remains in Far North east corner of India. Assam holds a last strong shelter at least. 
Its occasionally found in Deepor beel Wildlife sanctuary in state of Guwahati, Assam during winter but easily sighted in Guwahati dumping ground with large number mainly feeding on carcass and other biomass. People are habituate with them.  

Friday, 20 May 2016

This huge male tuskeless, (Makna) cooling himself to reduce th body heat. Shot taken at some reserve forest of West Bengal.
This huge tuskless male (Makna) in a forest stream during  mud bath. Shot taken at West Bengal, India