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Spot the Herons

How nature endures the poison spread by mankind… A flock of herons (Bagula in Hindi) feeding from an open drain.

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Dark Clouded Yellow Butterfly

A migratory species that is found from North Africa to Europe to parts of India in China in almost all kind of habitats that are within it’s flying range. It is predominant in non-grazed areas of grass or flowery areas between the months of May and October. Preferring the dominance of legume plants in its […]

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Asian Common Toad

Found popularly in Asia across all habitats, the Asian Common Toad  is an invasive species in Madagascar and Oceania (Timor-leste) that prefers lowland areas like disturbed forests, riparian areas, dense evergreen forests, gardens and agricultural areas.  It hides during the day under rocks, leaf litter, logs and structures made by mankind but becomes active for […]

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Step out in color…

“Leaves are love letters that fall from the sky,in the brightest of colorssee how they fly!From the fall/autumn poem, Step Out in Color!”― Suzy Davies

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Splash!!

We didn’t have a bigger bowl but this Common Myna and (sometimes) her friends fight over who gets to bathe almost every other day! Bird baths are very handy during this time of the year. It helps them stay cool, hydrate and even recharge!  It’s truly a delight to watch them either sit with their […]

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Water Women

In developing countries, women and girls are responsible for water collection in 7 out of 10 households. On an average, they walk 1 hour a day to collect water.

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Sand Ghost Crab

You do not find it, it sneaks up on you! Making an appearance (or possibly not) in the daytime, mainly being a nocturnal animal it is A young GHOST CRAB!! Scientific name: Ocypode brevicornis

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Thoughts…

No color makes the unheard voice louder

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Growing in the wild…

Nature alone is an antique, and the oldest is a mushroom Thomas Carlyle