Thursday, November 5, 2009

My Lovely Zodiacs @ Sunderban

The muddy island beaches of Sunderban is where you can easily these lovely colourful crabs. 
The red one is called the Fiddler Crab. I couldnt find out the names of the other crabs. 
Look closely at the black crab, and you will see it eating the inners of a shell.

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Slithering Powerhouses @ Sunderbans

I was lucky to get a glimpse of these magnificient reptiles at Sunderbans. They just blend in with the banks and branches. Even after spotting a few (3 in total), by the time we reached near them, they made a quick splashing retreat to the waters. 
In the first picture, this is a very young crocodile basking in the morning winter sun. Look at the top of the picture, and you will see many small fishes. They are called mud-skippers, and they literally live on the land.. just to escape inside holes or water in case of any bird approaches.
In the second picture, I just got lucky to capture one croc as it dissappears under the water..

Molten gold, Sunrise @ Sunderban

Waiting for the catch @ Sunderban

Sunset @ Sunderbans