Peacocks in Plenty at Lakshman Sagar, Pali, Rajasthan

by Mridula on December 1, 2012

in Birds,Canon D550,India,Photography,Rajasthan

I do not find it that unusual to find peacock around. Both my collages had them at the campus, only I was not into photography then! But it has been a long long time since college so when I got to hear to the annoying sound that peacocks make I was rather glad.

Peacocks at Lakshman Sagar, Pali, Rajasthan

Peacocks at Lakshman Sagar, Pali, Rajasthan

However bird photography requires a lot of patience and time and I think I lacked both on this occasion. Still there are a few shots that I clicked and I thought I have to share this unique aspect of the place. This was the time when the peacocks had dropped their feathers. That means I didn’t see any peacocks with with their royal spread. But it meant I could find a few fallen feathers!

Peacock Feathers

Peacock Feathers

This one was though part of the decoration of my room. I took it out in the sun to click a few pictures! But I did find fallen feathers too.

A Peafowl at Lakshman Sagar, Pali, Rajasthan

A Peafowl at Lakshman Sagar, Pali, Rajasthan

There was a banyan tree in which the peacocks would come to rest for the night. There must have been at least a 100 of them. The one above in the picture came close to my cottage.

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Aparna S Bhagat December 5, 2012 at 4:09 pm

lovely pics.. did you manage any shots of the banyan tree with so many peacocks on it.. have seen them in flight a few times in Delhi Cantt area.. has a lot of greenery n is wooded.. what a glorious sight.. an astounding riot of colours indeed!!


Mridula December 4, 2012 at 9:02 pm

Yes Desi Traveler. I agree I am these days crazy about birds of paradise forgetting how beautiful our peacock is!

Thanks Ladyfi.

Niranjan and that was when they had shed their feathers!


Niranjan December 2, 2012 at 3:22 pm

It is so tempting to capture those brilliant blues and greens.


ladyfi December 1, 2012 at 10:28 pm

Stunning shots!


desi Traveler December 1, 2012 at 7:21 pm

Good pics…. we all forget chasing rare birds that our national bird is the most beautiful of them all.

Thanks for sharing.


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