Painted Francolin (Francolinus pictus)
07 December 2007
Pench Tiger Reserve, Seoni, Madhya Pradesh, India
Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS and 1.4xII on Canon 1D Mark III
ISO 640, 1/250 @ f6.3 Spot Metering at Zero EV
We were very lucky to come across this francolin, which is quite rare and hardly photographed in India. It was standing there was quite sometime which allowed us to take a lot of photographs.
Not a great shot from photographic perspective, but definitely a keeper as its hardly found.