Mandarin Duck

January 30th, 2009, seetharam

After so many failed attempts, I finally had chance to photograph this true gem of avian world at Santee Lakes, Southern California this evening. Enjoy! 

Mandarin Duck (Male)

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Exotic Ducks

January 7th, 2009, seetharam

I have been working on few exotic ducks we see in Southern California. Here is what I have captured so far this winter. Enjoy!

Wood Duck Couple


Wood Duck

Ring-necked Duck

Lesser Scaup

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26th Annual Wildlife Art Festival

December 10th, 2008, seetharam

I would like to thank san bernardino county museum association management and everyone that involved in this successful event. 

Here is the coverage from Press Enterprise By PENNY E. SCHWARTZ

Here are few snaps of my display. 

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2009 Nature Calendar

October 26th, 2008, seetharam

My Birds of North America 2009 calendar (size 13″ x 19″) is available now. This self designed, high quality 14 page collector’s edition printed offset on Japanese New G Matt artcard at 210 gsm 4cx0 one side. Spiral binding on 13″ side with hanger and individually shrink wrapped.

Copies are available wildlife calendars , The Museum Store at the San Bernardino County Museum and at my upcoming art shows.

Front Cover
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American Black Oystercatcher

October 19th, 2008, seetharam

Sorry for the lack of recent posts, I have been busy with the business for last few weeks. Thanks to those who have contacted me recently regarding updates. Photographing Black oystercatcher has been a long time dream for me. Recentely I had a close encounter with this bird at one of rocky beaches in southern california. I hope you enjoy these images.

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Pyrrhuloxia Male and Female

September 11th, 2008, seetharam

I had an opportunity to photograph these beautiful looking male and female this past spring in SE Arizona. Enjoy!

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Short-billed Dowitchers image in Westways

September 1st, 2008, seetharam

I am very pleased to see my “Dowitchers at dusk” image in AAA’s Westways (Orange County and Southern California editions) september, 2008 issue.

This image graced several private and corporate walls.

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Southern California Sandpipers

August 30th, 2008, seetharam

Photographing these little birds is a complex process. It took me nearly 2 years to photograph these 5 species we see in Southern California during their migration.

Pectoral Sandpiper

Spotted Sandpiper (Winter)

Spotted Sandpiper

Least Sandpiper

Western Sandpiper

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Juvenile Green Heron

August 21st, 2008, seetharam

Last night I had a close encounter with North Americas small heron. I was setup with my long lens witch has the reach about 1200 mm to photograph solitary sandpiper. This great looking young bird showed up at the pond just before the sunset. Enjoy!

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Migrating Waders

August 17th, 2008, seetharam

I have had pleasure of photographing both Yellowlegs, Wilson’s phalaropes and Western Sandpiper recently here in Southern California. Here are some of my recent images. Enjoy!

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