18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Asian Koel bird with wild date fruit

An Asian Koel bird picks ripe fruit from a wild date tree on the outskirts of Bangalore, India. The koel bird is known for its melodious mating calls. The wild date fruit ripens in the post-monsoon period and its party time for a variety of bird that love the soft pulp of the wild date fruit.

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Date Taken: 05.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Bangalore, India
Copyright: © Mohammed Ahmedullah