Flamingos from Shriharikota, from my archives.
I was trying to wade into water. The fisherman told me not to get into water as the water will cause skin problems. He said they are used to it. Industries have dumped effluents and untreated human waste has made the waters toxic.
Canon EF 400mm f2.8 L IS USM lens with 2xII TC (ie 800mm optical focal length), ISO 320, f10, 1/1000 sec.