By Shariq M. Bijli

Purple Moorehens

Equipment Info
Canon Canon EOS 50D
State/Province/Region
OT
Country
IN
Nearest Area
New delhi
Town
Gurgaon
Brief Directions

Sultanpur National Park is located in the Indian state of Haryana about 46 km from India's capital New Delhi. It can be reached by taking NH8 (National Highway towards Jaipur) from Delhi to the city of Gurgaon (Haryana)& from there State Route (Old Farukhnagar Road)to Sultanpur National Park.

Notes

Photograph taken around 4:00pm. The moorehens like any other birds get spooked very easily. I approached them very slowly in order to get very close to them.

Description

A pair of Purple Moorehens (Swamphens)are busy feeding while a duck takes flight at the Sultanpur National Park in Haryana - India. Sultanpur is a very small national park and is home to a variety of local as well as migratory birds. Apart from the avian population, the park also has Nilgai (Indian antelope) and reptiles.

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Date Added
March 1, 2010
Date Taken
January 3, 2010

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