June 22, 2008

another kind of bird

found in urban homes, usually hanging from strings. flaps wings
if there is a breeze but doesn't go anywhere!

June 20, 2008

new racket: birdwatching

modus operandi

1. have binoculars and/or camera
2. go to place which has birds
3. see bird/take picture
4. look up bird in "pocket guide to the birds of the indian subcontinent"
5. study bird details such as plumage description, habitat, migratory habits and taxonomy
6. tick mark bird on list in book
7. feel good :-)