Indian Wildlife

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

lion
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: 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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May 2017 Bandhavgarh Photography Tour Batch 2 Trip Report

Bandhavgarh
Batch 2 participants of the Bandhavgarh Wildlife Photography Tour lived memorable experiences in the wild, and through the images they’ve made of special moments, we share with you this heartening story. The first safari of the second batch commenced in a rather explosive way in Bandhavgarh. Driving past
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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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Anaimalai Over the Years: In 15 Client Pictures

Anaimalai
Our rainforest photography expeditions to Anaimalai every year yield several stunning images of various genres. Here are some moments in the wild frozen beautifully by the participants of the Anaimalai Photography Tour.   1. ‘The Night Call’, by Manu Sathyan     In the nights of the
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Nilgiri tahr
Nilgiri tahr (Nilgiritragus hylocrius) Great place to see the Nilgiri tahr: Anaimalai, Tamil Nadu, India http://www.toehold.in/phototours/anaimalai-rainforest-photography-expedition.php Inhabiting the montane grasslands of the southern part of the Western Ghats, this sheep is an adorable wild being you don’t want
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