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Chilling cold around at 4am on 25th Dec'15 and wake-up for trip to Shoolpaneshvar. After everything ready i was driving my car with my family n reached Netrang around at 7.30am where my Friends Hirenbhai,Virenbhai n Himanshu were waiting for us as i was late due to heavy traffic as i was on the rout Surat-Hansot-Ankleshwar-Netrang and they came from Bardoli-Mandvi-Netrang.
My close friend Dr.Pankaj also on same trip but he was not coming to Shoolpaneshvar as he went in past so he start his journey when we left Netrang.he told me to go at Zarwani Waterfall for birding so we had decided to go this place.
while we were on way to Rajpipla, dont know the location but exact at one of up hill i stopped the car as i saw a purple color sunbird on a tree near by road n one big bird far away to it.so we all went to frame it n climb at little hill.it was White-eyed Buzzard.within 1-2min it fly away n Hirenbhai sudden smell a dead animal,so he asked any wild animal is coming/going inside the jungle.He sighted the Jackal.out of we 4 Photographers,only Virenbhai was lucky to frame it clearly.
Then we started trip to reach there as early as possible and after driving of 30min,when i saw in my car's rear view mirror,there was no innova car.so thought i was on a speed of 110km/h, may be i am so faster, so parked my car at side of road n waited....5min passed but they didn't came. finally i called Hirenbhai but there was network problem so unable to talk, decide to go back to see what happens. after drive of 2-3km,they were clicking Greater Couccal as it was just 5ft away from there.
Finally we reached at a Forest check point where we paid our car entry fee of 400 per car.Again photo shoot started,now it was with Rufous Treepie.
After 10min of Photoshoot we moved ahead for our destination.before this waterfall, i saw a minivet and stopped car so we again started photoshoot.while we were busy in clicking small minivet,Hirenbhai sighted White-bellied Drongo n we moved to it.when i was clicking drongo,i was just looking here n there n seen black color bird n thought for Tit so moved towards this bird,clicked 2 shots n fly away.i was looking where it goes n sudden sighted woodpecker. literally i run to click as it was very small in size from far away n clicked for record shot.when i had seen in camera's lcd, i was very happy as it was pygmi woodpecker.then i called my friends to click but very slowly. there we enjoyed clicking as clicked 5+ bird species.
Then we went to see waterfall by trekking of 1-2km passing thru low level water of river.we had enjoyed there for 30-40min and returned.
our target was to go at Sagayi waterfall and it was around 80km but our guide told us for another road which was 15-20km n we were on this way.after drive of 5km on mountains like some roads were 45degree ups and then sudden 45 degree down.we were hungry n we stopped at one place for our lunch n did.
after getting fresh we were on the way again.just drive of 1km,i saw a Black-winged Kite was hovering n not much above.i had clicked in past but my friend had didn't clicked it so stopped my car n asked them to click.even i had click coz looking much beautiful.

Exifs :
Canon 7D Mark2
Aperture-priority AE Mode
f /11 || Shutter speed 1/3200 || ISO 1000 || 600mm || White Balance : 5200k
Shoolpaneshwar Wildlife Sanctuary , Narmada, Gujarat

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