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Indian Pond Heron, Gajner  

Indian Pond Heron, Gajner

A pricey palace

January 28th 2016
Imagine, if you will, a sprawling red-sandstone building with 45 guestrooms set around stately courtyards, terraces and balconies in over 6,000 acres of wooded land. Imagine too the tranquil setting of such a stately edifice, beside a vast lake shimmering in the heat of the Thar Desert just half an hour’s drive from the noisy, smelly city of Bikaner. Give a thought to its builder, Maharajah ... read more
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Indian Flag The Indus Valley civilization, one of the oldest in the world, dates back at least 5,000 years. Aryan tribes from the northwest invaded about 1500 B.C.; their merger with the earlier Dravidian inhabitants created the classical Indian culture. Arab in... ... read more
5th February 2016

What a great shot Mike...dinner!
6th February 2016

Right time, right place!
It was purely by chance - and the only time I have seen one of these herons with a catch.

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