Bird Photography at Aksa Beach

Asiatic Koel, Male
Asiatic Koel, Male
Aksa is a popular beach and a picnic / vacation spot in Aksa village at Malad, Mumbai. When my parents first took me to this beach, it used to be very clean and least visited with a variety of snails and shells found here. It's not the same anymore but it's still a good picnic spot for weekends.

With many private cottages, hotels and resorts, Aksa is a popular weekend destination with youngsters.

Warning: From swimming point of view, this beach isn't safe as there have been many drowning incidences. Strong currents and shifting sand make the beach dangerous.

Last weekend my friend Bharat and I visited the small forest-like area at the shore of Aksa / Dana Paani beaches. I could catch a glimpse of birds like White-throated Kingfisher, Common Sandpiper, Red-whiskered Bulbul, White-browed Bulbul, Asiatic Koel and few more whose names I’m still searching. Sharing the photos of these birds below.


Red Vented Bulbul
Red-vented Bulbul


Common Sandpiper
Common Sandpiper

White Browed Bulbul
White-browed Bulbul
  
Red Whiskered Bulbuls
Red-whiskered Bulbuls

Bird: Know the name?
Do you know this bird?

Mynah between the crows...
Common Mynah between the crows

Kingfisher
Kingfisher?

White throated kingfisher
White-throated Kingfisher

White Throated Kingfisher Posing...
White-throated Kingfisher

Camouflaged Common Sandpiper
Common Sandpiper

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