Enjoying the Lockdown !

#LockdownTales As we went to the vegetable and fruit shop inside our complex today in the morning, I found two stray dogs that live in our apartment complex enjoying the lockdown. They plonked themselves in the middle of the road with no fear of any car being out …. usually […]

Parrot or Parakeet ? :)

Since August this year, we have had a family of 5 green parrots (or parakeets) making their way to our neighbour’s balcony. They screech across from the tower opposite ours to the tower that’s adjacent and then more recently two of them have started to sit on the air conditioner […]

New Winged Visitors

In the last two days we have had two new kinds of birds coming to drink water on our balcony. Our old sparrow couple also came back and the pigeons never left, even though they are much better behaved now. We also have the fiesty Mynas showing off their bathing […]

Bird Tales from my balcony

I have always felt that the balconies in all multi-storey condominiums in Gurgaon and probably in other cities as well are largely meant for pigeons to use as their homes, toilets and general play area, in the last few years as construction around our condominium complex has reduced significantly, we […]

Chennai walks – Birds !

After two not-so-happy blogs on happenings during our morning walks in Chennai, I want to write a positive chirpy kinda blog ! When the infamous Chennai floods happened in Dec 2015, we realised that Chennai had been blessed with a huge marshland and “development” ate up 70% of that blessing. […]