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Dr.Pragnesh Patel is friend since we were in MBBS at Baroda and now we are birding friend too.i had clicked Malabar Trogon male and Female last year,since that time i was failed to fulfill his dream to click Malabar Trogon.
Malabar Trogon sighted in Vansda National Park during Summer and This Year some birders had clicked so again Pragnesh tried to click it there.He went alone on 23/04/17 and he sighted but missed to click.don't know what but luck or whatever,he called me and i was ready as promised last year.
i was at Vansda with my close friend Viren Desai from Bardoli,he came with his son Ansh,he is 15yrs old n he also do birding.we reached at our regular meeting point of one hotel around at 6.20am after drive of 140km.ordered a tea,while tea was ready n come on our table Pragnesh Came from Silvasa.
After drinking our tea,we were on the way to vansda National Park,which was 15km away from Vansda.did our entry and Pragnesh parked his Ciaz then ready our camera with proper settings.Dawn all Window glass of my XUV500 and our journey began.i was driving,
Viren was beside me,Pragnesh was back seat of Viru and Ansh was on back seat of me.we were talking regarding  future birding n we all saw one woodpecker crossed us and i told "i have shot White-naped Woodpecker in single frame but that time i was newbie in wildlife and i have 600D,also didn't know the proper settings so that shot was full of noise n soft." so i want a good shot of it.
we had driven approx of 1.5km and Pragnesh sighted a Woodpecker, told me to stop the cheetah so i did.he was unable to sight it due to it was on top of tall tree and it was hiding behind the leaf,so Pragnesh told me to Reverse the car,again i did,still result was same so Pragnesh n Viren came out of car n trying to focus it.after 1+min both got succeed in click but failed to id it coz of side poss n i told for Lesser Flamback so sit in car and we can go ahead while i completed my last word, Pragnesh clicked back pose n told me that"it's a White-naped Woodpecker" so i came out hurriedly n trying to focus it but failed as we were exact below the tree. so i ran at other side, from where i can see back pose of it n clicked shot but not up to my mark and it flew away.luckily not go far away from me.now i can see it clearly and called my friends.we all clicked more than 30 shots with different different angles and frame.
Here is one of the best shot out of them.

Exifs :
Manual Mode
f /8 || Shutter speed 1/2000Sec || ISO 3200 || 600mm || White Balance : Auto 
Vansda National Park, Navsari, Gujarat

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