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Chidiya Tapu

Andamans

Camera : Sony A7r3

Lens : Sony 12-24 F2.8 Gm

Tripod : Really Right Stuff TVC 45

Head : Arca Swiss D4

Sky : 240ecs F2.8 Iso 800

Foreground : 30secs F11 Iso 800

Filters : Kani Night Filter

Andaman’s Bird Island or Chidiya Tapu is a carpet of rich mangrove forests that host numerous species of birds. This Eco-park, at the southernmost tip of the South Andaman Island, is situated at a distance of 28 km from Port Blair, the capital of the archipelago. The biological park at Chidiya Tapu, with its rich and diverse flora and fauna, is also a must-visit. Apart from being a bird watching paradise, this place is also popular for its picnic spots, trekking trails and glorious sunset views. Little does one realize that it is also an ideal destination for widefield astrophotography far away from the city lights.

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