and I decided to visit
T G Halli Reservoir
it was good that we made an early start, because though we got to the area quickly, it took us quite a while to figure out access paths to the water body.
I'd previously visited over 5 years ago, and the drying up of the lake was a shock. However, there was enough water for the birds, and wonderful views...so we accessed the reservoir at two different places, and had a wonderful time.
This floating feather, with water drops on it, seemed to symbolize the presence of both water and birds, for me.
I started off with this
with dewdrops on its back, sitting on an Ipomaeia flower:
Of course I had to click the sunrise!
Here we all are:
We found many species of birds, like this
The old, once-submerged temple was fully in view, and a skein of Cormorants flew past in a devout line:
On the way back, I was tickled by a temple arch in which Shiva had built Himself a honeycomb screen:
At our breakfast stop, I got this "Steps to Photography" snap:
Amongst all the litter on the lake was this warning...
Well, plastic trash kills as well!
I've put up all the photos of the trip
I was tickled pink by this house in glorious technicolour:
On Sunday, we went to Ramnagara...that's another post...