Supposedly this fellow frequents the water hole a lot. But for us it was a long wait. We waited watching the acrobatics of several crested swifts. They came suddenly changed the course of flight, dived, sipped a few drops of water without any momentary pause, and flew away. These swifts sort of mocked on us for not being able to even lock focus on them. A red-wattled lapwing constantly called trying in vain to attract the cameras as all of us were concentrating on the water in hope of dollars dropping in. After a long wait we went ahead to check the next point for some other possible sightings and returned back in half an hour. The moment we parked the car, flew a red-billed phantom from the waterhole to the near-by perch where I made sure to click it once before it decided to vanish forever.
Yes money is indeed so hard to get.
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