Saturday, July 7, 2007

Birds Near The Workplace

The great thing about my workplace is that it's surrounded by greenery, and its a rich habitat for a whole variety of birds. Here are a few that I managed to take photos of with my camera.

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Two birds sitting on a wire. These birds are called welcome swallows (Hirundo neoxena), and they are fast flyers.

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A dollar bird (Eurystomus orientalis) perched high up on a treetop.

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A white-throated kingfisher (Halcyon smyrnensis) waits for its prey near a stream. This fellow hangs out behind the office every evening and snacks on small fish.

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There myna birds are quite common on campus. They are either the white-vented myna or the jungle myna.

Thanks to Antenne for helping me identify the birds.

2 comments:

aiichan said...

so your camera has recovered ey

:D

Anonymous said...

Hey husseintje!

First birds are welcome swallows, second is a Dollar bird. But the last ones I dont know, they look like Mynahs though!

Cool pics :)

antennebear