March 10th, 2009


BOS2 (Bannerghatta On Saturday, Two)

Last Saturday I couldn't find anyone with a car for birding, so anushsh and I got into Bus no. 365 once again, and of course, both the birding and light were lovely...

We started off with several RED-RUMPED SWALLOWS which were sitting on the wire, preparatory to swooping and hawking in the air. Here's one, singing its sweet morning song:

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The "catch" of the day, however, was this LITTLE CORMORANT, lit from behind by the glorious morning sunshine, which was trying to tell me (in real fisherman, I-am-telling-the-gospel-truth fashion) how large the fish was, the "one that got away"! :)

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"It was THATTTT large!"

Being just a half-an-hour's bus ride away from my front gate, Bannerghatta is a lovely area to visit in the morning!