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Tiger Matkasur Tadoba

Matkasur – Tiger King

Matkasur is the name of this handsome young tiger from Tadoba. I was awestruck the first time I saw him. Sitting just in front of another vehicle ahead of mine. The light was beautiful and this animal was handsome beyond doubt. The vehicle in front of me was positioned such that i could only shoot a close portrait although I would have also loved to shoot the background which was beautiful. Any way those who have gone on safari know […]

tigress cubs water tadoba talat

Tigress with cubs at waterhole

Fantastic sighting of tigress (maya) with her 3 cubs at the waterhole. it was a spectacle to watch her family. nikon d4s+200400+1.4x + ricebag.

Tigress in water at Tadoba

tigress in water

Tigress resting in water in tadoba. Photographed using nikon d800 + 200400vr + ricebag.

Indian garden lizard

Indian garden lizard

Indian garden lizard (‪#‎calotes‬ vesicolor). Common species can be great photo subjects. While at ‪#‎tadoba‬ waiting for a tiger found this lizard catching bees at a water body. busy with catching bees let us get close on ground. got as low as possible and shot this. taken with nikon 800 + 200400 + ricebag.

Tigress looking at sambar deers

Tigress watching sambar deer

Shot this in tadoba near the telia lake area. Its always nice to watch a tiger stalk and get close to its prey. This young tigress missed her chance to make the kill. photographed using nikon d300 + 200-400vr.

Pandarpuni Tigress of Tadoba

pandarpuni tigress from tadoba

My Favorite tigress from tadoba from pandarpuni area also called as pandarpuni tigress. She is one of the most photographer friendly tigress, this shot taken just before she past by my vehicle a feet away. She has given birth to 2 cubs, hopefully we will have a very good season next year with many cubs in tadoaba and elsewhere. shot with nikon d300 + nikkor 200-400 vr and bean bag.

Grey Jungle Fowl at tadoba

Grey Jungle Fowl

This is such a beautifull bird and I have tried several times to get a shot of it. Those who have tried to photograph this bird know how difficult it is, since it never stays in the place, as soon as you stop your vehicle it runs. I got lucky when these 2 (male & female) where busy feasting on the sweet Mahua flowers that fall down from the trees in Tadoba. Mahua flowers are eaten by most animals and […]

Dholes Running in Tadoba

Dhole running

Saw a group of 7 Dholes (Indian wild dogs) at Tadoba last week. Shot this one as it was running to catch up with the pack, another one running in the background. We were the only vehicle for some time so got a chance to position in the right direction. Photographed using nikon d800 +nikkor 200-400 vr + monopod.

Angry Young Tigress at Tadoba

Angry Young Tigress in Tadoba

Shot this young female tigress on the morning safari at Tadoba, She was the last to cross after her mother and 4 of her younger siblings (4-5 months). She seems to be from the earlier litter still hanging out with her mother and new siblings. It was fantastic to see them come out one after the other 6 tigers total. Photographed using nikon d800 + 200-400vr on bean bag. P.P on my laptop (not calibrated since a month).

Gaur at Tadoba

Gaur at tadoba

Photographed this Gaur (largest oxen in the world, also known as Indian Bison) in Tadoba 2 weeks ago. Males can be very mascular and huge, some weighing more than a ton. Found this one in this beautiful patch of dry grass area with nice colorful background. I liked the overall colors of the leaves and the grass. Photographed using nikon d800 + nikkor 200-400vr + beanbag.