This lovely

LITTLE EGRET

was looking for food under its own reflection:

little egrt  lb 150312

this

FERAL DUCK

(domestic duck that’s gone semi-wild)

had a shining droplet of water at its beak:

duck water drp lb 150312

this

PURPLE SWAMPHEN

raised its red leg to walk across the waterlily pads…

mrhen  leg up lb 150312

the

ASIAN KOEL (male)

eating figs….

koel with fig lb 150312

CROWS

festooning a tree:

crows lb 160312

and of course, the adorable

SPOTTED OWLETS…

2  spt owlt lb 150312

The bird population at Lalbagh may, according to the experts, have gone down by 70 per cent…but what’s left is enough to keep us riveted!