Sunday’s trip to Nandi Hills was particularly satisfying, as Kannan had his wish for the Tickell’s Blue Flycatcher fulfilled..really FULL filled! Here are two poses by the beautiful bird:
Another great sighting, which, alas, Anand missed, having to go back early (he was taking an evening flight to the US) was ...these two
sitting companionably on the microwave station tower!
It was also not as difficult as usual to get photographs of the little yellow feather-scraps, the
here it is, on a "Powder Puff" flower:
Another tiny bird that we were able to observe was the
here is one, busily preening:
I got a lovely sequence and put it up on
Yet another small yet pretty bird was this
was all around us!
as we were looking at something else, I looked up and spotted this
eating what was, obviously, a dead BARBET:
It was lovely to catch sight of the
GREY-HEADED CANARY FLYCATCHER:
I was able to get a nice eye-level shot of the
It was not just the birds that held our attention, though they were, of course, in the majority.
Here's a little
on what I call the "Cobra Hood" flower:
this beautiful, un id insect had us all clicking away!
I asked Poornima to hold up the
from the Ficus tree:
It was amusing, as usual, to watch the antics of the
and here’s a little one, secure in his mother’s arms, and suckling contentedly:
about the outing, and
about the various monkeys we saw there!