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Love begins with sharing Sometimes luck plays a huge role...... A huge role in landing these kind of shots. When all that you intended for is to get out and see whether any bird shots are available and you end up getting the birds right at your gate!! I just came out with my 300mm lens to see whether I could spot any birds and saw this sight unfold infront of my eyes. Clicked a few pictures before these loving lovely pair of Koels flew away Asian Koel,Eudynamys scolopaceus,Fruit Bat,Geotagged,India,Kaladi,Kerala,Koel,birds,feeding,love is in the air,loving Click/tap to enlarge

Love begins with sharing

Sometimes luck plays a huge role...... A huge role in landing these kind of shots. When all that you intended for is to get out and see whether any bird shots are available and you end up getting the birds right at your gate!! I just came out with my 300mm lens to see whether I could spot any birds and saw this sight unfold infront of my eyes. Clicked a few pictures before these loving lovely pair of Koels flew away

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  1. Ty for sharing that luck with us! Posted 5 years ago

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The Asian koel is a member of the cuckoo order of birds, the Cuculiformes. It is found in South Asia, China, and Southeast Asia. It forms a superspecies with the closely related black-billed and Pacific koels which are sometimes treated as subspecies. The Asian koel is a brood parasite that lays its eggs in the nests of crows and other hosts, who raise its young. They are unusual among the cuckoos in being largely frugivorous as adults. The name ''koel'' is echoic in origin with several language.. more

Similar species: Turacos, Cuckoos
Species identified by jnagesh7
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By jnagesh7

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Uploaded Apr 29, 2014. Captured Feb 6, 2013 15:45 in Kalady Town Bus Stop, Kalady Malayattoor Road, Thalayattumpilli, Kalady, Kerala 683574, India.
  • Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XS
  • f/5.6
  • 1/125s
  • ISO400
  • 300mm