A purple sunbird in Eclipse plumage. Bharatpur January 2017
The Asian Openbill is a large wading bird in the stork family and is found throughout the Indian subcontinent and parts of Southeast Asia. The most distinctive feature of this bird is the gap between the arched upper mandible and the curved lower mandible of the beak. It is mainly found in inland wetlands like Bharatpur. This photograph was shot in the wetlands of the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary .
A tree kingfisher that is widely though sparsely distributed in the tropical Indian subcontinent.
December 2016, Ranthambore National Park.