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Making a home in the city, 190417

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As I stepped out of my daughter's home, early in the morning, the liquid, burbling call of the Red-whiskred Bulbuls had me looking around. I spotted them flying around and landing near the front entrance:

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I soon realized that two of them were busy trying to build a nest in the ornamental palms flanking the entrance.

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Look at the beauty of this bird, very common in our city:

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Are they also pondering about building apartments, one above the other?

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In Shivamogga, too, two of these birds had made a nest in my hosts' home:

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The lady of the house (er, nest) was well-ensconced in the cup-like nest, with only her beak showing:


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I left the birds to their breakfast, and walked on.


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Tags: bangalore, birding, jayanagar, nature, nesting behaviour, photography, wildlife
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