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Red Wattled Lapwing (Vanellus indicus)

The  Red Wattled Lapwing (Vanellus indicus) is a widespread resident in India. It is so called for the vivid red ,fleshly ,wrinkled skin or wattle ,in front of each eye.

Red -Wattled Lapwing

No Lapwing ,I didn’t do Anything!!!

It is also known as the ‘Did you do it’ bird, as  the bird’s call sounds like ” did you do it”.

Nikon D300s,Nikkor 70 – 300 mm VR, in Shantigrama.


4 responses

  1. These are very beautiful pictures of birds. I too shot a picture of this bird.
    But, I am not happy with the exposure of the background. I really don’t know how to get it right!

    BTW, thanks for visiting my blog and appreciate the suggestion.

    November 14, 2012 at 2:40 pm

  2. Nice shots…

    November 15, 2012 at 4:38 am

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