Commitments to keep

While the world seems to be crashing around in bomb blasts I have been trying to keep up my trivial, mundane and not too boring commitments – Adding about 5 pictures daily to http://nagpurbirds.org, If you are still interested add http://www.livejournal.com/users/nagpurbirds/ as a friend.

NagpurBirds.org

NagpurBirds http://nagpurbirds.org, a site dedicated to showcasing the avian life of the oft overlooked city of Nagpur went live on 16th July 2005 at 7:30am. Nagpur, centrally located city of the country has three major water bodies right at the edge of the city with surrounding forest land making it a perfect habitat for a […]

Damsels in love

Had initially considered putting this post behind a LJ-cut but that according to some would be a very cruel joke Anyways… I caught these yesterday morning on our Sunday morning bird walk and like it so often happens with me – The camera had the wrong lens – The EXIF on the picture is Exposure […]

A whole new meaning!!!!

I can show you the world Shining, shimmering, splendid Tell me, princess, now when did You last let your heart decide? I can open your eyes Take you wonder by wonder Over, sideways and under On a magic carpet ride A whole new world A new fantastic point of view No one to tell us […]

The new bride

Known variously as Velvet Mite, Rani Keeda, Rain Mite, Beerboti and Bir Bahuti. These insects are related to mites, yes the same mites which you can find on dogs! Scientific name – Trombidium grandissimum. They emerge from the ground just after first rains and are found almost through out the central Indian plains… As children […]