Animal of the Week

Animal of the Week: Spot-billed Pelican, Ranganathittu, India

spot-billed pelican
Spot-billed pelican (Pelecanus philippensis) Great place to see the spot-billed pelican: Ranganathittu, Karnataka, India https://www.toehold.in/phototours/ranganathittu-nature-photography-masterclass.php Inhabiting large inland and large lakes, the spot-billed pelican, also known as the grey pelican, is a member
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Animal of the Week: Grey Francolin, Ranthambhore, India

Grey Francolin
Grey francolin (Francolinus pondicerianus) Great place to see this francolin: Ranthambhore, India https://www.toehold.in/phototours/ranthambhore-full-day-tiger-photography-tour.php Inhabiting the scrub forests and open cultivated lands, the grey francolin is mainly found in the plains and dry parts of South Asia.
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Animal of the Week: Asiatic Lion, Gir, India

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Asiatic lion (Panthera leo persica) Great place to see the Asiatic lion: Gir, India https://www.toehold.in/phototours/gir-lion-photography-tour.php Ruddy-tawny fur speckled with black or buffish grey. Sometimes sandy. To us, this is nothing short of poetry walking. We are talking about one of the most-loved
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Animal of the Week: Malabar Pied Hornbill

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Malabar pied hornbill (Anthracoceros coronatus) Great place to see the Malabar pied hornbill: Bandhavgarh, India https://www.toehold.in/phototours/bandhavgarh-winter-tiger-photography-tour.php Also known as the lesser pied hornbill, the Malabar pied hornbill is the one you must be excitedly looking out for in the
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Animal of the Week: Grey Junglefowl, Bandipur, India

Junglefowl
Grey junglefowl (Gallus sonneratii) Great place to see the grey junglefowl: Bandipur, India https://www.toehold.in/phototours/bandipur-kabini-wildlife-photography-tour.php If you remember how, in a lot of stories in South India, the morning begins with the familiar call of a fowl, then you know what bird we’re
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Animal of the Week: Stump-tailed Macaque, Gibbon, India

Macaque
Stump-tailed macaque (Macaca arctoides) Great place to see this macaque: Gibbon Sanctuary, India https://www.toehold.in/phototours/kaziranga-wildlife-photography-tour.php As a part of our Kaziranga Wildlife Photography Tour, we visit Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary (or The Hoollongapar Gibbon Sanctuary) where seven
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Animal of the Week: Keel-billed Toucan, Costa Rica

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Keel-billed toucan (Ramphastos sulfuratus) Great place to see this toucan: Costa Rica, Central America http://www.toehold.in/phototours/costa-rica-wildlife-photography-tour.php A dash of vibrant hues against the lovely monotony of forest-green in Costa Rica. That’s the charming keel-billed toucan, also known as
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Animal of the Week: Hoolock Gibbon, Assam, India

Gibbon
Hoolock gibbon (Hoolock hoolock) Great place to see the hoolock gibbon: Hoollongapar Gibbon Sanctuary, Assam, India http://www.toehold.in/phototours/kaziranga-wildlife-photography-tour.php Found south of the mighty Brahmaputra River, the hoolock gibbon’s range covers the north-east Indian states (the seven
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Animal of the Week: Barasingha, Kanha, India

Kanha
Barasingha (Cervus duvaucelii) in Kanha Great place to see it: Kanha, India http://www.toehold.in/phototours/bandhavgarh-kanha-tiger-photography-tour.php Also known as the swamp deer, the barasingha is a species of deer distributed mostly in Bandhavgarh and Kanha in India. This large deer, with its woolly and
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Animal of the Week: Strawberry Poison-dart Frog, Costa Rica

Frog
Strawberry poison-dart frog (Oophaga pumilio) Great place to see the strawberry poison-dart frog: Costa Rica, Central America http://www.toehold.in/phototours/costa-rica-wildlife-photography-tour.php In the abundance of inky green shades of the Costa Rica forests, this small creature makes his presence felt
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