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THE NAWAB OF BENGALURU

By on January 1st, 2018

I spotted two unusual looking leaves that seemed to be inserted in brown frames. Then, the leaves unfolded in perfect symmetry. It was a winged king who bore the name Common Nawab but was truly a spectacle to behold. The tips of his wings resembled a scabbard, yet I…


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THE CURIOUS CASE OF THE WINGED BUDDHA

By on October 28th, 2017

I and my friends were excited when we got the opportunity to visit the Thattekad Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary, described by the renowned ornithologist as the richest bird habitat in Peninsular India. The Malayalam word ‘Thattekad’ means flat forest. The bird sanctuary is nestled between the Cheruthoni and Periyar…


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A TIGER, A TREEPIE, AND A TAWNY COSTER

By on September 29th, 2017

It was exciting to return to college after 16 years. I was accompanied by a bubbly bunch of 5 students. We were out chasing birds and butterflies, except that we didn’t bunk class to do it. We wanted to explore the diverse species that resided in the Anna University…


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BLUSHING BALLET DANCERS ON A BLUE DAIS

By on August 20th, 2017

Surrounded by the urban jungle, I longed for the sight of an azure lake. Luckily, I found great company in a bunch of birding enthusiasts, many of whom were IT folks with expensive cameras. I was content with my Canon SX 60 HS camera. What I saw through the…