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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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Obituary to a lake – Kommaghatta

Yesterday morning I felt like meeting some waders and ducks, and headed out for a brief birding trip. Only the day before, BULBs had been on a wonderful birding trip to Manchinabele, and so everyone else was taking a break on … Continue reading

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Ode to a lake unknown

We set out at six – the intrepid trio of G, J and U En route checking Madivala lake for a pelican or two. We found a dozen, but alas the lake was quite over-run With water hyacinth spreading everywhere … 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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Valley school n+1

Once again to Valley school today, for the (n+1)th time, with n tending to infinity. OK, not infinity, but exactly 15 times in 2008 and 4 visits so far in 2009. But who’s counting! And before you ask, no I don’t … Continue reading

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Oh Paradise!

This is one bird that has the potential to get a beginner hooked for life. It is one of the beauties of the Indian birding scene. Though there are other birds that are more stunning in plumage, majestic in appearance … Continue reading

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Valley school – a favourite birding haunt

I’ve lost track of the number of times I’ve been to Valley school this year for birding. The easy accessibility (just 15 odd kms from my home) combined with the undisturbed habitat and relative safety (something that women birders have … Continue reading

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