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3rd Sunday outing of the Bird Watchers' Field Club, 201111

It was a very enjoyable ramble over the slopes and through the scrub jungle (rather prickly at times, and on two occasions, very muddy as we waded through muddy streams). The location was Kasavanakunte, in the Bannerghatta forest area:


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and we did manage to see, and observe, a fair number of very interesting things.



We saw...

the road to the forest area

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Birds like the

GOLDEN ORIOLE

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the

SHIKRA

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the

RUFOUS-TAILED LARK


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and a fat

HOUSE SPARROW


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insects like the

FUNNEL WEB SPIDER


a village pond in which the village lads were having fun


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a machan in a huge tamarind-banyan tree combination

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We had young Lambani lads from the village to guide us through the forest

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And we observed everything quite keenly!

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Some friends came back home with me and we toasted our outings in freshly-made lemonade!

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The rest of the pics are on my Facebook album

click here

to see them, and if you want to see more of the village boys-in-the-well,

click here
Tags: bangalore, bannerghatta, birding, forest, karnataka, nature, outing, photography, scenery, villages
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