Chetan Rangaraj

Nature & Wildlife Photography

Male Blackbuck
An adult male blackbuck <i>(Antilope cervicapra)</i>.
A kiss
Smooth-coated Otters <i>(Lutrogale perspicillata)</i> on the banks of the river Cauvery.
Dholes on a kill
Dholes <i>(Cuon alpinus)</i> demolishing a spotted deer kill.
Dusty
An irate female asian elephant <i>(Elephas maximus indicus)</i> after a dust bath.
On The Prowl
A male Bengal Tiger <i>(Panthera tigris)</i> on the prowl in the Bandipur National Park.
Sambar Drinking
A pair of Sambar <i>(Cervus unicolor)</i> drinking out of a waterhole at dawn.
Tug o' war
A pair of Dholes <i>(Cuon alpinus)</i> on a spotted deer rib-cage.
Common Iora
A female Common Iora <i>(Aegithina tiphia)</i>.
Hoopoe
A Hoopoe <i>(Upupa epops)</i> perched on a branch.
Oriental Skylark
An Oriental Skylark <i>(Alauda gulgula)</i>.
Boo!
A large billed crow <i>(Corvus macrorhynchos)</i> all set to surprise a brown fish-owl <i>(Bubo zeylonensis leschenault)</i>.
Bay-backed Shrike
A Bay-backed Shrike <i>(Lanius vittatus)</i> calling out.
Immature Brahminy Kite
An immature Brahminy Kite <i>(Haliastur indus)</i> on a termite mound.
Marsh Harrier
A Marsh Harrier <i>(Circus aeruginosus)</i> in late evening light.
Kestrel
A Common Kestrel <i>(Falco tinnunculus)</i>.
Coppersmith Barbet
A Coppersmith Barbet <i>(Megalaima haemacephala)</i> touching down on a branch.
Montagu's Harrier (Female)
A female Montagu's Harrier <i>(Circus pygargus)</i> in late evening light.
Osprey
An Osprey <i>(Pandion haliaetus)</i> ready to lift-off with a fish in its talons.
Kestrel's Look
A female Eurasian Kestrel <i>(Falco tinnunculus)</i> staring at you.
Steppe Eagles Yawn
A Steppe Eagle <i>(Aquila nipalensis)</i> yawning.
Swallow Landing
A swallow all set to touchdown on a twig.
Morning Exercise
A Montagu's Harrier <i>(Circus pygargus)</i> stretching.
Paddyfield Pipit
A Paddyfield Pipit <i>(Anthus rufulus)</i> perched on a termite mound.
Montagu's Harrier (Male)
A male Montagu's Harrier <i>(Circus pygargus)</i> on the ground.