Saturday, October 3, 2015

Indian Blackbird at Ooty

We came across many birds during our visit to Ooty. One such bird we spotted in the Botonical Garden is Indian Blackbird.

It is a small bird that has has black plumage; yellow eye-ring, bill. They feed on wide range of insects, earthworms, seeds and berries. It feeds mainly on the ground, running and hopping with a start-stop-start progress.

It is seen mostly in India and Sri Lanka.

Friday, October 2, 2015

Images of India - 132

October 2nd is birth anniversary of Father of the Nation, Mahatama Gandhi. Here is a sculpture of Mahatama titled "Unto the Last". This meant "All have the right of work to earn their livlihood and discrimination is useless."