Vijay Mohan Raj


Asian Fairy Bluebird © Vijay Mohan Raj

Asian Fairy Bluebird
(Irena puella)



Image details
1/250 sec, f/8;  ISO 400
Canon 40D, Canon 500 F4 L IS USM
Location: Dandeli, Karnataka
Date: 27 September  200

Shoot details

Species details
The male Fairy Bluebird, pictured here, is a spectacular bird of our moist foothill forests. Widespread in South Asia, this species mainly occurs in the Western Ghats, North-east and in the Andaman Islands in India. Size 27cms, the female is greenish blue with red eyes.

A Birds of India presentation


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