Bodhisattva Sen Roy
A purple heron (Ardea purpurea) flies over a pair of Sarus cranes (Grus Antigone) at Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur, Rajasthan. With a wingspan of 120 and 150 centimetres, the purple heron is commonly found in marshes and feeds mostly on small fish and insects. The tallest flying bird, the Sarus crane, are usually found in pairs and are known to mate for life with a single partner. Unfortunately, due to habitat loss, these birds are listed as Vulnerable on IUCN Red List.