Bird week: Pleasantly Pheasant.

Today’s bird is the colourful Lady Amherst’s PheasantChrysolophus amherstiae. Also seen in the aviary at Karanji lake, where you get to walk beside a whole nye of pheasants, while they go about their clucking and hopping.

This pheasant always reminds me of an old biddy who’s walking around, hands behind her back, trying to chase down those pesky kids.


Metadata Canon Powershot G11. ISO 400. f/4.5 at 1/100 second. Edited using Picasa 3.8. Taken in October 2010 at Karanji lake, Mysore, India.

Bird week: Pleasantly Pheasant.

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