Valparai – Jewel of the Western Ghats

natglimpse-32Valparai – A quick getaway for the weekend, AUG 2017

Situated in the Western Ghats, Valparai is a beautiful town surrounded by reserved forests and tea estates. From a photography perspective this place provides a great opportunity to photograph the Nilgiri Tahr, the endangered Lion Tailed Macaque, a wide variety of birds, variety of frogs and the landscape itself is a great subject. Have a glimpse

Nilgiri Tahr
 Nilgiri Tahr with the beautiful Western Ghats at the backdrop.
Monsoon mood at Valparai
The landscape of Valparai is magical, especially during monsoon
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A Malabar Whistling Thrush happily whistling near the tea estates
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Lion Tailed Macaque - Mascots of Valparai is an endangered species
rules a small patch of forest still left. A female with her kid, 
having a blissful moment
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Jayaram's Bush frog - Valparai is an excellent place for macro 
subjects, like this beautiful Bush Frog. (Tokina 100mm macro and 
remote flash)

 

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