Spotted owlets (athene brama)
There were total 5 sitting together.. And trust me it was quite an amazing sight.. I waited there for half an hour.. They didn't had any problem with me.. So i thought raising my lens to get a shot.. And as i raised it all went flying in diff direction but on same tree.. And i got only two shots before these two fellow get separated on diff branches..
I scared them :-/
The Spotted Owlet is a small owl which breeds in tropical Asia from India to Southeast Asia. A common resident of open habitats including farmland and human habitation, it has adapted to living in cities. They roost in small groups in the hollows of trees or in cavities in rocks or buildings. It nests in a hole in a tree or building, laying 3–5 eggs. The species is absent from Sri Lanka, although the birds are found across the Palk Straits, just 30 kilometres away at Rameshwaram. Nests near human.. more