Birds from Lonawala trip

These are birds clicked at Lonawala...
White cheeked Barbed 
White cheeked Barbet 
(ƒ/7.1, 300.0 mm, 1/500, ISO400)

Indian Blackbird
Indian BlackBird
(ƒ/4.5, 200.0 mm, 1/800, ISO 400)

Munia nesting in neighbourhood

This munia was nesting in my neighborhood. I could capture this with my Tamy 70-300. It was close but this being such a small bird had to crop a lot to come to this composition.


In post processing I have used GIMP done 
1. Shadow recovery
2. Adding contrast and
3. Selective sharpening