The Yala National Park in South-East Sri Lanka is a great place for birding and for bird photography. Its diverse vegetation and marshlands attract all kinds of birds. One of the more common ones is the Indian Pond Heron, which can always be seen searching for its next prey.
This is a bird that looks white in flight and its brown colour camouflages well with the brown soil at ground level. It can usually be seen near all water bodies, both freshwater and saltwater. When it is in flight, it resembles an egret except for its slim and long legs.
These are photos that I shot one morning during a jungle safari at Yala National Park.