Tag: M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav

The Blue’tale’…
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The Blue’tale’…

April 17, 2019

By Ragoo Rao Come March, with the summer heat on, the rivers neither in full stream nor dried up, right enough to expose the sand-banks, the enthusiastic bird-watchers from all over our Old Mysuru region, zero in on to a village — Naguvanahalli, close to Mysuru, off Bengaluru-Mysuru Highway, to photograph and observe the Migratory…

The Nectar Seekers…
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The Nectar Seekers…

April 10, 2019

By Ragoo Rao Nectarinia… Nectariniidae, as the name itself suggests, is a Family of Small Birds, smaller than Sparrows, energetically and boisterously flitting around in gardens and wild places, wherever there are abundant flowers, to relish the sweet nectar  the flowers offers. These Nectar Seekers, the Nectarines as they are called in Ornithology, have their…

Saffron Sunset…
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Saffron Sunset…

April 4, 2019

The city sky aglow with saffron hue during this election season as the sun sets with the imposing Deputy Commissioner’s Office in the background, even as the peak hour traffic on Devaraja Urs Road increased at that evening hour with the commuters hardly finding time to watch this spectacle that unfolds every day during summer…

In safe hands…
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In safe hands…

April 3, 2019

Mother and baby Langur spotted during Dommanakatte safari at Antharasanthe Zone in Nagarahole Forest Range, H.D. Kote, Mysuru district, recently. One can also sight numerous Indian Gaurs, Spotted Deer, Sambhar, Asiatic Elephants, Peacocks and other birds at this site frequented by animal lovers. [Pic. by Star of Mysore photographer M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav]

Spotted cat camera-spotted…
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Spotted cat camera-spotted…

March 28, 2019

This leopard was sighted by wildlife enthusiasts on Dommanakatte safari at Antharasanthe Zone in Nagarahole Forest Range, H.D. Kote of Mysuru district yesterday. The leopard, perching on a tree close to Kabini backwaters, posed in different postures as the lensmen captured the moment. [Pics by ‘Star of Mysore’ Photographer M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav]

Flower after FIRE… …Hope of New Life
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Flower after FIRE… …Hope of New Life

March 27, 2019

A deer poses to the photographer amidst the fire-ravaged Bandipur National Park that is yet to spring back to life. A ‘Flame of the Forest’ tree in bloom in the background enhances the beauty of the frame. [Pic. by Star of Mysore photographer M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav]

Gully Shopping: Kadaiah Gully… Where Gals Get Beautiful
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Gully Shopping: Kadaiah Gully… Where Gals Get Beautiful

March 16, 2019

By Ramesh Kebbehundi Pics. by M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav Clothes, clothes and more clothes, cheap clothes though. Accessories, bangles, bracelets, blouses, buttons, hooks, straps, stripes, stoles and trinkets — welcome to L. Kadaiah Gully. This is where girls go to shop and get beautiful. Shopping and commercial activity in this area has not changed despite the…

‘The King of Kings’
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‘The King of Kings’

February 6, 2019

The Pied Kingfisher – Ceryle rudis, as it is called in Ornithology, is a Real King of all the Kingfishers. As the name suggests, Kingfishers are masters at hunting fish. There are in all about 90 species of Kingfishers, out of which 12 are found in India and 8 are found in South India and…

Battle-ready for Burning Issue
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Battle-ready for Burning Issue

February 3, 2019

With the onset of summer in the entire landscape covering Bandipur-NagaraholeTiger Reserves, the Forest Department is bracing up to ward off the threat of forest fires. Like every year, forest fire is a burning issue to the Department and it has to be ready to protect the wildlife zone that supports a rich density of…

The Wedding Gown!
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The Wedding Gown!

January 30, 2019

This is an Intermediate Egret – Mesophoyx intermedia, a member of the Ardeidae family of Egrets. The bird is in breeding plumage, with flowing Mantle Plumes. The Feathery Plumes give it the name Egret — “Aigrettes” meaning flowing soft feathers in French and Old English. These birds were hunted down in this plumage, to get…

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