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The Green-tailed Sunbird
The Green-tailed Sunbird feeds on nectar and is one of the most handsome small birds in the Himalayan forests 
Image: Gallery image Dushyant Parashe
 
The Malabar Pitviper
The Malabar pitviper (Trimeresurus malabaricus) are often seen in different colour forms ranging from green, yellow, brown etc. 
Image: Gallery member Suraj Ravindra Das
 
The Eurasian Teal
The Eurasian Teal or Common Teal (Anas crecca) inhabits water reserves like lakes, rivers and even marshes. 
Image: Gallery member Rakesh Dhareshwar 
 
Indrella Ampulla
Indrella ampulla is a terrestrial, air breathing mollusk endemic to tropical wet woodlands of Western Ghats.
Image: Gallery member RAVIPRAKASH.S.S
 
Vine Snake
Exclusively arboreal, the Vine snake (Ahaetulla nasuta) is diurnal in habit spends most of its time in trees and thick vegetation.
Image: Gallery member Raviprakash SS
 
Common Jezebel Butterfly
Bright coloration of the Common jezebel (Delias eucharis) indicate its unpalatability due to toxins accumulated by the caterpillar from the host-plants. These dainty butterflies are known to inhabit up to altitudes of 7,000 ft.
Image: Gallery member Dr. Dilip Shah
 
Booted eagle (Aquila Pennata)
A bird of prey, known for its strength and sharp hunting skills, the Booted eagle feeds on other birds and small mammals, which may sometimes may weigh 5 times more than its own body weight.
Image: Gallery member Rathika Ramasamy
 

 

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