Kamal pinged me past 10pm yesterday...and off we went,early this morning, to Hosakote Kere, with Vasuki, and having picked up Binu on the way, too.
At the MCS (Mandatory Chai Stop).
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I took two short videos; one, of a shimmering black line of Swallows, and a white line of Egrets:
Another of a flight of ducks, swirling over the lake, not landing but wheeling around:
Photos on my FB album,
Let me close with a pic of this bAginA (offering) that someone had made. A baagina usually contains a packet of arshina (turmeric), kumkum, black bangles, black beads (used in the mangalsutra), a comb, a small mirror, baLe bicchoLe, coconut, blouse piece, dhaanya (cereal), rice, toor dal, green dal, wheat or rava and jaggery cut in a cube form. The baagina is offered in a traditional mora (winnow painted with turmeric).