An Osprey took off with a catfish. A belted kingfisher followed the Osprey halfway before turning back. I missed making a good photo with the Osprey and its catch but I was able to locate the kingfishers later:
Here’s the failed attempt at capturing the Osprey:
I haven’t touched the camera in ages. But here are some old photos I still want to share.
A strange little fruit loving bird with whiskers who nests in holes made in tree trunks;
Yesterday I sat near the small ‘lake’ near my home in Canada and talked to a stranger for more than an hour. I’m starting to see birds again too.
Today I am sharing my first sighting of a Brown Shrike.
Some info: Brown Shrikes breed in North Asian regions and come down south during the winter. They have the black bandit-mask that is typical for most shrikes.
Brown Shrike in Sri Lanka
front view of the same birdie, looks different
Contrast the above hawk-like photo of the bird with the fragile cuteness captured in the photo below: .
You’d think they are entirely different birds with different personalities! I guess that’s the beauty in photographing wild things. You come to see contrasts and multitudes within one tiny creature.