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Purbasthali

A Green Bee Eater (above)

Red-crested Pochards (above) in flight at Purbasthali

Purbasthali is a sleepy little railway station after Nabadwip on the Katwa line, about three hours from Calcutta. Here the river Ganges flows at a very gentle pace and over the years has created a number of ox-bow lakes around itself. One of these, perhaps the largest in the area, is famous for its winter migratory bird population and is fairly popular with birders from the city.

 

A Red-crested Pochard at peace with the world

Star of Purbasthali – an Osprey

Birds of Boshipota

January 2011 at Boshipota Read the rest of this page »

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