Nature Photography

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

House Crow or Common Crow

Common Crow, Raven | Bird Photography

Common crow. A bird species that some people find ugly, are very easily seen just about anywhere. Common Raven, Australian Raven and Carrion crows are few types of crows that mostly feed on dead animals. That itself sounds a bit yuckky and doesn’t really put Crows in a good light. However in East Asia crows …

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Pigeon or Rock Dove

Pigeon photos, Rock Dove Photos | Bird Photography

Well who doesn’t know what bird is a Pigeon? But, I’ll still go into the details nevertheless. Rock Doves, more commonly known as Pigeons or Rock Pigeons are pale grey birds with black bars on each wing. These birds are very easily seen almost everywhere in the world and currently I’ve unconditionally employed a few …

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Oriental Magpie Robin - Male

Oriental Magpie Robin and the Bird House

Oriental Magpie Robin. I’ve always thought of this bird as a corporate bird 😀 Yes, because of the way it is colored, it appears as if it has worn a black colored suit. Magpie Robin too have a very sweet voice and are found almost anywhere in India. These are very well known as urban …

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Flower shot using Canon EOS70D

Flower Photography | Canon SX50 HS and Canon EOS70D

After I upgraded from Canon Powershot A710 IS to Canon Powershot SX50HS, I thought of exploring the features of the camera by means of going out and practically trying to shoot every new subject that I came across. To test the colors and contrast of the captured photos I decided to try out some flower photography. …

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Striped Tiger Butterfly

Nature Photography, Bugs, Bees, Butterflies, Birds and More

A little after the last monsoon, I found out this place in our neighboring colony. A place which I could call wild amidst the city-jungle. I would not mention the name of the place just to ensure it stays as it is. With all that long grass, wild plants and large trees, this place has become a shelter …

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Morning Sunrise at Save Farms

Agritourism | Save Farms & Nursery, Tarpa

My family and I have been looking for ways to get closer to nature. Save Farms – Tarpa, suggested by one of our friends from Majhya Mamacha Gaon, is one such place that gives you ample opportunities to get closer to nature. Tarpa is into Agritourism. Right from some farm related activities, to fishing and …

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Red Whiskered Bulbul Pair

Red Whiskered Bulbul, a Sweet Singing Species

Bubul, another exotic looking bird found in a good number in Mumbai’s concrete Jungle. These birds are highly vocal with a very sweet voice. Well, at least the three kinds that I’ve seen do sing well. There is a large variety to this bird with different names such as Finsch’s Bulbul, White Throated Bulbul, Puff …

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Coppersmith Barbet

Coppersmith Barbet | Official Bird of Mumbai

You must have heard the sound of tuk, tuk, tuk made by the Coppersmith Barbet. It sounds as if a coppersmith is striking some metal with a hammer. I’ve heard the sound many times but spotting this bird hasn’t been all that easy. Due it it’s green color very often you’ll only be able to …

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An AC cottage at Majhya Mamacha Gaon

Majhya Mamacha Gaon | Agritourism

My wife and I love visiting rural setups and staying amidst nature. Guhagar was on our list since a long time, and one of the weekends we decided to make a trip to this place. My wife googled for the best accommodation available and as per tripadvisor rating and reviews we narrowed down on “Majhya …

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Red Whiskered Bulbul Feeding a Juvenile

Bird Photography, Bulbul and Robin Behavior Documented

I’m not much of a writer but I felt this story needs to be told. So, here I am, trying whatever best I can do at narrating this little incident. Do share your views in the comments section. This incidence occurred in June 2014. As I mentioned in one of my earlier posts, Red Whiskered …

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