Birds, Pigeons, Wire, Nature

Anybody speak ‘bird’?

Several moments before I took this picture, I wondered what these birds might be saying to each other after a rather strenuous day out. The racket they made was deafening and ‘exciting’. They were visibly happy, however. I wish we spoke their language. How awesome would that be?


Reaching for the sky

What I am interested in with birds, just as I am with spiders or monkeys, is what they do and why they do it. Pigeons take to the skies near the Bahrain Financial Harbour Twin Towers, Manama. Summer 2015


And then they kissed!

I have observed these love birds – a pair of doves really – for the last few days – and have seen them perched ‘beak-in-beak’ on trees, on the fence, the satellite dish and the wall – as if madly in ‘first-time’ love! However, this evening when I took to the camera in trying to…


The Huddle

Pigeons gather on the parapet of a mosque in Manama late in the evening, perhaps to catch up on the day’s happenings and exchange ‘gossip’. The community spirit among birds is something that we humans should take as an example and implement in our own lives.


Magical Moments

There’s certainly something magical about Bahrain sunsets. Every time one goes to photograph the scene, one runs into something different and awe-inspiring. This time, I encountered these riders and their horses galloping into the beautiful golden glow. That apart, there were birds, the rapidly fading light and the low tide, which collectively gave the  area…