August 30th, 2011

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Bannerghatta Zoo area, 280811

Though I had planned to go on the Bird Watchers' Field Club 4th Sunday outing to Sarjapura, several friends persuaded me to go to the Zoo area instead (which is, anyway, a great favourite with me!)...so off we went in the cool, cloudy, misty morning.

ALL of my photos are on the Facebook album,

here

...but here are some of the things we sighted, and I captured.


After meeting up (the usual starting point is Shoppers' Stop, on Bannerghatta Road), we had our mandatory chai stop at the Bannerghatta Police Station (not AT...near!) and when we started our trail, the very first bird to greet us was this

SCALY-BREASTED MUNIA



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Tapena wine, feta cheese, honey goat cheese, cilantro sour cream cheese, and indian cheese 280811

KM had brought back a selection of cheeses from the US, so when some friends suddenly decided to drop in, out they came, along with some Tapena wine....


Tapena wine, feta cheese, honey goat cheese, cilantro sour cream and indian cheese 280811 ca

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I then realized that the best way to get the colour of the wine was to get it against the light.


wine agnst light 280811 ca