Nature Photography

Posts and articles by Pixellicious Photos, about Nature Photography like landscapes, beaches, birds, bugs & bees and more.

Scaly Breasted Munia | Bird Photography

How Well Do You Know the Scaly-breasted Munia?

Scaly-breasted munia also known as spotted munia, is a sparrow-sized estrildid finch native to tropical Asia and eats grass seeds.

Green Grasshopper

Grasshopper Images | Nature Photography

The city-jungle mentioned in my previous posts helped me watch a green grasshopper from real close, for the very first time. Before that I guess I must have come across these tiny long-leaping creatures but may not have noticed or paid attention to. This encounter also, was totally unexpected and accidental. I’d noticed this chameleon …

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Striped Tiger Butterfly shot at Owalekar Wadi

Monarch Butterfly | Other Butterfly Images

When it comes to nature photography, my knowledge about butterfly and their IDs was very limited. However at the city-jungle, the small green patch that I’d discovered near my residence, I was able to spot quite a variety of butterflies including Monarch Butterfly i.e Common Tiger Butterfly, Dark Blue Tiger Butterfly, Plain Tiger and others …

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Monkey at Karnala Bird Sanctuary

Monkeys at Karnala Bird Sanctuary | Nature Photos

We visit Karnala Bird Sanctuary very often for two reasons. One is for the natural environment and the other is for the food that is served at the canteen run by a group of women. I’ll be writing more details about this in one of my upcoming articles about the sanctuary. For now, I want …

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Robber Fly Shot at Deonar, Mumbai

Robber Fly Photos | Nature Photography

Until I discovered the “city-jungle” near our residence, I’d never seen or heard of a Robber Fly. At first glance, this insect really amazed me because of the way it held on to a thin grass line under heavy breeze. I remember my first capture of a Robber. The bulging eyes with a lot of …

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Chameleon Photo Shot at Ambivali Village

Common Indian Chameleon | Nature Photos

Many people have some kind of a phobia when it comes to coming face to face with the lizard category. Even I have it. Talking about the chameleon category, they’re the masters of disguise and can camouflage themselves neatly to go unnoticed many a times. Well I haven’t ever seen a chameleon changing it’s color …

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Photo of Indian Palm Squirrel in a Garden

Indian Palm Squirrel | Photos and Info

Indian Palm Squirrel, or Squirrel as we usually call them, look cute when they go about doing their activities of crawling up and down the threes moving swiftly to find their food. Especially the way the would sit up and hold their food and eat it taking quick bites. Squirrels mainly feed on nuts and …

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Dragonfly Shot at Deonar, Mumbai

20 Plus Dragonfly Photos | Nature Photography

Back in 2011 I had shared a blog post with dragonfly photos. The photos were shot using my first camera Canon PowerShot A710 IS. Later I started using a Canon PowerShot SX50 HS. And currently I’ve also added a Canon EOS70D DSLR Camera. So this range of photos of dragonfly includes shots SX50 and EOS70D. …

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Asiatic Koel at Aksa Beach

Aksa Beach Malad, Mumbai | Bird Photography

Aksa is a popular beach and a picnic / vacation spot in Aksa village at Malad, Mumbai. When my parents first took me to this beach, it used to be very clean and least visited with a variety of snails and shells found here. It’s not the same anymore but it’s still a good picnic …

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Rose Ringed Parakeet - Female

Rose-Ringed Parakeet | Bird Photography

Indian Rose-Ringed Parakeet, a beautiful but noisy bird. We often see these in our garden as we have got an Almond tree (Indian Almond scientifically known as Terminalia Catappa) very close to our house. The parrots visit the tree almost every day during the morning for the red fruit. Their presence has never gone unnoticed …

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