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Copyright: Shubhankar Basu (kampuchi) (124)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-07-22
Categories: Birds
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Jim Corbett, Tigers & the National Park [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2007-07-23 3:35
Viewed: 4092
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This is a nest of a weaver bird i believe...

Amazing what these birds can build to protect itself from the rain...
this is clicked in Jim Corbett National Part in Uttaranchal India, though its a off season but the park is open as to reduce the poaching which used to happened at this time when there were to guards.

cheers
basu

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Looks like a weaver (genus Ploceus) nest. There are at least 4 species in India: Philippinus, Manyar, Megarhynchus, and Benghalensis. It would be great if you can get a picture of the bird to allow more precise identification. I recall seeing a colony of Ploceus Manyar nests in Kerala several years ago. They are really cute birds with a distinctive pleasing song. Nice picture of the nest.

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  • gannu Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 988 W: 4 N: 3277] (14761)
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Shubhankar, Very nice shot and you have expressed your feelings on the note. well done TFS ganesh

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