Rajiv Gandhi National Park.
The forest area has its set of rules, and we, as naturalists, try to keep them:
It's lovely to be part of a group where one is totally comfortable...
Sighting and shooting is supplemented by lots of eating:
There are sometimes surprises even in innocuous places. Shreeram is encouraging Radha to look into the tree-trunk hole...at a massive Tarantula (pic later) inside!
Kunal is the Manager of the Kabini property, and was briefing us on sightings of birds on the campus and in the forest:
The staff at Kabini are very courteous; here they are, after having signed in to take our safari jeep into the forest:
We met Chandra Appanna, who's got himself the latest digiscope, and was using to get unimaginable zoom access to the fauna...here's the digiscope mounted on a tripod:
The day we left for Kabini was Vijayadashami, and it was lovely to see this young boy's cycle all decorated and venerated:
It was lovely to see the lush green of the paddy fields, and the haystacks:
Kabini....a very beautiful tributary of the Kaveri!