Tag: M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav

The Hungry Birds…
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The Hungry Birds…

As fishermen wait to pull out the net from the backwaters of Tungabhadra Dam in Ballari, birds line up on the small plastic floats attached to the float line of fishing net to grab the fish which try to escape from the net, to satiate their hunger. [Pic. by M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav]

Bird-watchers make a beeline to Tungabhadra Dam
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Bird-watchers make a beeline to Tungabhadra Dam

Bird-watchers across Karnataka have been thronging the backwaters of the Tungabhadra Dam at Hospet to catch a glimpse of Greater Flamingos (Phoenicopterus roseus) that have flocked in large numbers. Greater Flamingos, with its majestic looks, are 1.5-metre tall, pinkish birds from the Rann of Kutch in Gujarat which migrate to the South in winter. They…

A Misty Morn…
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A Misty Morn…

Misty mornin’, don’t see no sun; I know you’re out there somewhere having fun… thus sang Bob Marley in “Misty Morning.”  A day after the Night of Shiva, Mysureans woke up this morning to thick mist hovering around the city. The misty conditions remained till about 9 am until the sun emerged. Star of Mysore…

Drying out…
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Drying out…

Even before summer has set in, many water bodies across Bandipur have dried up causing severe problems to animals and birds. This flock of Woolly-necked Storks — Ciconia episcopus, captured by SOM photographer M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav near Mangla Dam in Bandipur, speaks about the plight of birds due to water scarcity.

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