Category Archives: Around Bangalore

More Balcony Birding

Our house is located on the 7th floor of a building in a large apartment complex in a busy locality in Koramangala, but we are lucky to be in a quiet corner which still has quite a few trees. My … Continue reading

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B. M. Betta adventure – 13 Sep ’09

“We leave at 5AM sharp!” from Suvi was the whip “Unearthly hour even for birders!” in protest did we quip BM Betta will be worth it, just wait and see So we set our alarms and reluctantly did agree. Some … Continue reading

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Timbaktu: Paradise regained

We first heard of Timbaktu Collective back in the days when Ranjeet was a volunteer in Asha-NYC/NJ and Asha first started supporting the Timbaktu schools in the ’90s. We got a chance to visit Timbaktu in Dec ’02 at the Asha-India conference which was held … Continue reading

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Galibore revisited – 15 Nov ’08

Since the visit with Jan last year, I’d made another half day trip to the Heganuru forest with my birding buddies in July 08. We had started out on Kanakapura Road as usual, and on a last minute whim decided to … Continue reading

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Hampi and Daroji – 15 Aug ’08

A long weekend was identified for our repeat visit to Hampi. R and myself had been there a few years ago, while it was the first visit for R/S. Z would join us from Bombay, and we decided to combine … Continue reading

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