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Strange Birds I Have Seen Over the Last Year in Asia

Or birds doing strange things...


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These bird shots tell something about the soul of each place I visited...

Udaipur, India

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Beautiful. Exotic.

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Horrendously polluted.

Lumbini, Nepal

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Crows are everywhere! They are one of the most successful species on the planet from what I have witnessed.

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This crane is one of the rarest birds in the entire world.

Pokhara, Nepal

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A lot of strange birds and odd ducks flock to the shores of Lake Phewa. Literally AND metaphorically speaking.

Everest Region, Nepal
Hardy Souls:

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Very few birds can be found up as high as Everest Base Camp.

And Free Spirits:

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My spirit soared just the same.

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Darjeeling, India

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This beautiful bird is kept in a cageā€¦

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But at least, he isn't stuffed!

Kunming, China

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The Chinese Eat Everything! (I did not.)

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And I found the absence of pigeons and crows in the sky to be disturbing.

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But people flock to see the revered Red-Beaked Seagull when they fly into town in Kunming!

Vietnam

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The Vietnamese keep a bird or three perched outside their business for good luck.

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Some are more creative than others. (And lucky?)

Korea

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I was stuck in the airport all day due to snow, and I made this woodblock phoenix. I wonder when I will return...

Posted by TravelerTyler 21:16 Archived in Vietnam Tagged birds

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