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Indian Stone Curlew

Burhinus indicus

Description:

Sand brown bird with large head and huge yellow eyes and long yellowish legs. A broad, buffy bar between two narrow white bars and a white patch in the dark wings seen during flight.

Habitat:

Seen in an open field at Gandhinagar.

Notes:

It was staring in a bush for some time as though posing for me and after a while there was some noise of birds around and it ran away inside a bush.

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16 Comments

Wild Things
Wild Things 8 years ago

Thank you Sachin!

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 8 years ago

wow,, nice one,

Wild Things
Wild Things 8 years ago

Thanks Karen.

KarenL
KarenL 8 years ago

Such enormous eyes!

Wild Things
Wild Things 8 years ago

Thanks Carol!

CarolSnowMilne
CarolSnowMilne 8 years ago

Very adorable!

Wild Things
Wild Things 9 years ago

Thanks Leah. Reminds me of the road runner.

Leah M
Leah M 9 years ago

He's so funny looking! Looks like he should be a cartoon character haha!

Wild Things
Wild Things 9 years ago

Thanks a lot ceherzog

ceherzog
ceherzog 9 years ago

What a big eye...neat!

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Welcome...!!

Wild Things
Wild Things 9 years ago

Thanks Ashish.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Beautiful bird...

Wild Things
Wild Things 9 years ago

Thanks Atul and Anjali. I was thinking it to be some kind of Bustard till I checked with my books.

AnjaliAnantharam
AnjaliAnantharam 9 years ago

This is a real good spotting.. Nice photograph...

Atul
Atul 9 years ago

lovely!

Wild Things
Spotted by
Wild Things

Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India

Spotted on Dec 5, 2011
Submitted on Dec 7, 2011

Spotted for Mission

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