Showing posts from February, 2015

Chestnut-bellied Rock Thrush in Islamabad

Please accept my apologies for updating the Blog so late. I may give many reasons and that won’t excuse ISLBIRDER and myself but I was waiting for new birds to show up and I could only find just one new bird during the whole month of February.
Anyway I had been regularly visiting the Margalla Hills and Lake View Park in search for new subjects to photograph. I am so happy that more birds are visible in the areas surrounding Islamabad; that’s what I have noted and my fellow photographers agreed with me.
ZR , my fellow photographer, is also busy with me and he is doing a wonderful job with his new toys (Camera and lens). What makes me more happy is that now , when you guys visit Lake View Park, you will see lot of Wildfowl on the lake and I share a few pictures below. Credit goes to the Himalayan Wildlife Foundation, I must say for their hard work in banning hunting at Rawal Lake.

Birds that I have seen so far in Lake View Park are Marsh Harrier, Bluethroat, Pallas’s Gull, Caspian Gull, B…