Bird

The lonely one

This crane (I think it’s that) did not move for more than 30 minutes when I photographed it in Bahrain’s Arad Bay. I was hoping I’d catch it taking off in all its splendour but that did not happen. It was the only one there at that time, though there were plenty of seagulls around…

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Macro this

The colours of the winter are awesome. In the part of the world where I am, our winter is the autumn – with lots of flowers, greenery and a beautiful feeling. I stepped out this morning with a macro filter attached to my Nikon and some of the results are shown here. One can never…

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Feeling fresh

As kids, we caught butterflies and put them in a bottle. When it dies, the ‘corpse’ went within the pages of a very heavy book and ‘pressed’, only to end up a few days later on a chart paper – a part of the school project! I cannot, for the world of me, imagine, how…

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Mushroom? Here? Now?

It looked like a piece of thermocol in the far corner of the “10 am flower” patch, or was it plastic? But as I continued to water the plants, I forgot about it – until the gardener came over this evening. And he saw it. before I could say the proverbial ‘Jack Robinson,’ he had…

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I hate sparrows

I never thought I would hate a sparrow of all the things! I also never thought this teeny-weeny creatures  could cause so much ‘damage’! But after a large group of these birds ‘raided’ our garden over the last few days and picked on every newly-sprouted  sapling, I don’t want to ever see another sparrow. The…