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Bay Backed Shrike

I have seen this bird before, but had never been able to capture it on camera. On my recent visit to Nanded and around, we saw these birds in plenty. However, it was only when we were in an auto, visiting the temples around Shegaon, that I could stop and photograph it.

The Rufous Bay Backed Shrike is quite a common bird in India. Our auto driver was surprised that I was stopping to photograph it, but he seemed to be used to people with cameras who stopped every now and then to click something, and he happily indulged me!

Thanks so much, to Karthik for pointing out that this is a Bay Backed Shrike.. 


  1. Nice clicks.

  2. Nicely shot! Thanks for sharing :)

  3. Wonderful capture of this beautiful bird .

    1. Thanks Team GSquare. nice to see u here after such a long time!

  4. Anu,

    This was lovely. Truly a great pic. I know what a challenge it is to shoot birds! Awesome.

  5. Nice one, Anu. Many times we spot birds but getting a nice photo is difficult. :)

    1. THanks Bindhu!!! and so nice to see u here after so long!

  6. Wow!! fantastic Photography and Description.


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