Wherever we go, we can find birds chirping around. There are numerous species of birds with distinct characteristics.Wildlife refers to undomesticated animal species, and birds are known as nature’s messengers. There are various stories and myths related to different birds but in general they are a symbol of freedom and joy.
Birds, also known as Aves are one of the most beautiful and vibrant creatures found around us.There are approximately 9000 bird species on this planet, ranging from the rare Giant Ibis to the common Myna, and from the largest Ostrich to the smallest Hummingbird. . Some vultures may touch the sky while some birds like penguins have lost the ability to fly. These beautiful creatures can fly, jump ,walk, float and some can even swim under the water.
Though there are numerous species of birds with distinct characteristics , they share some common features.All birds have warm blooded bodies. They have light weight skeletons made up of hollow bones. All birds have wings ,though all can’t fly. All of them lay eggs. They have toothless jaws with beaks and body covered with feathers.
We can’t see all birds everywhere .Every bird has its certain habitat while some migrate to different places. If we spend some time in nature, we can easily see these beautiful creatures singing in their melodious voices.
Wherever we go, we can find birds chirping around. There are numerous species of birds with distinct characteristics.Birds are also known as nature’s messengers.There are various stories and myths related to different birds but in general they are a symbol of freedom and joy. Moreover, people love to see the attractive and active birds photographs. Thus, making the field of Birds photography considered as the wildlife the undomesticated animal species, important in many aspects.
White Throated Kingfisher: Widely distributed in South Asia
Messengers of nature
Birds in general are thought to be omens, as well as nature’s messengers. There are several myths associated with various bird species. The peacock symbolizes rain and good weather. In Greek mythology , crow is a symbol of bad luck while in some parts of India , the caw of a crow indicates arrival of a guest.In India, owl hooting is considered a bad omen, whereas others regard the owl as a royal bird and an omen of success. Robins are a symbol of good luck while vultures symbolize an abundant place.According to Egyptian mythology, a bird named Bennu created the entire universe. .
Blue tail Bee eater: A member of the bee eater bird family
Today, the population of elephants is facing a great threat. There are no more than 30000 wild elephants in India. Elephants are disappearing by 10% in every 5 years. The major reason behind this is the shrinking habitats and illegal poaching activities.
Lions, tigers, and hyenas attack a few very large elephants.In fact, the majority of them are attacked by humans. These tuskers have a deep feeling of grief , love and compassion. They are very friendly unless provoked. Now the question arises, will we able to spot these elephants in these grasslands in the coming years?
Great Eagret : Often found near ponds,streams and rivers
Bird photography is one of the amazing photography category that allows photographer to expose the beauty as well as the activity of the wildlife the undomesticated animal species.