Chetan Rangaraj

Nature & Wildlife Photography

The Crested Raptor
A Changeable Hawk-eagle <i>(Nisaetus cirrhatus)</i> ready for lift-off.
Changeable Hawk-Eagle
A Changeable Hawk-eagle <i>(Nisaetus cirrhatus)</i> cooling it's heels in a waterhole.
The Stare
A Changeable Hawk-Eagle <i>(Nisaetus cirrhatus)</i> glaring at you.
Ruffled Feathers
A Crested Hawk-Eagle <i>(Nisaetus cirrhatus)</i> with ruffled feathers.
Juvenile Painted Stork
A juvenile Painted stork <i>(Mycteria leucocephala)</i> on the banks of the Cauvery.
Gaur
Indian wild cattle <i>(Bos gaurus)</i> - the largest in the world.
An Evening Stroll
A female Bengal Tiger <i>(Panthera tigris)</i> walking back to her kill after cooling off.
Early Morning Drink
A female Bengal tiger <i>(Panthera tigris)</i> drinking out of a puddle.
Dawn Patrol
A female Bengal Tiger <i>(Panthera tigris)</i> patrolling her territory at dawn.
The Snarl
A male Asiatic Leopard <i>(Panthera pardus)</i> snarling at the female.
Inquisitive Cub
A curious Leopard cub <i>(Panthera pardus)</i> checking on us.
Juveniles Jousting
A pair of juvenile spotted deer <i>(Axis axis)</i> testing each other.
The Lake
The Kabini Reservoir at dusk.
Mantis on Orchid
A praying mantis on an orchid.
Gossamer Wings
A dragonfly basking on the banks of the Kabini.
The Mugger
A mugger or marsh crocodile <i>(Crocodylus palustris)</i> on the banks of the river Cauvery.
Thin Lizzie
A Garden Lizard hunting for termites.
Clay Elephants
Indian Elephants <i>(Elephas maximus indicus)</i> after a mud bath.
Relaxed
A male Asiatic Leopard <i>(Panthera pardus)</i> relaxing up a tree.
Indian Elephants
Indian Elephants <i>(Elephas maximus indicus)</i> at a waterhole.
Morning Stroll
A female Bengal Tiger <i>(Panthera tigris)</i> patrolling her territory at dawn.
Lone Tusker
 A lone Indian tusker <i>(Elephas maximus indicus)</i>.
Langur Mother And Child
Hanuman Langur <i>(Semnopithecus hypoleucos)</i> - mother and child.
Pork Scratchings
A wild boar <i>(Sus scrofa affinis)</i> scratching it's behind on a log after wallowing in mud.