May 052014
 
Skink: A Lizard from India

SKINK: Another Lizard Photographed Some time back I wrote about the lizards that I have photographed in and around Hyderabad, specially in Mrugavani National Park, that is on the way to Chilkur Balaji Temple. Today I was there again with my daughters and their cousin who is visiting us during holidays. Now most people are  very sure about their reaction towards lizards, it is a very loud “ YUCK”, but not our elder one, she wanted to see the action a bit closely. So I took her to the rock patch were a lot of lizards live. This time [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Aug 202013
 
Lizards Seen in Hyderabad in South India

Lovely Lizards Seen in Deccan Plateau OK the first word that comes to your mind when you think “LIZARD” Or “REPTILE”? I am sure half of you would not even read further after saying a BIG YUKK 🙁 🙁 . I mean most of us can only think bad about lizards. But let me ask you this: How can something created by Mother Nature be ugly and without purpose? I wrote in my earlier post about Reptiles of Rajasthan, when I visited Tal Chapar sanctuary, more famous for Raptors and Black bucks. (The Antelope, not the black money wale [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Apr 212012
 
Karma Chameleon

I started my day with the hopes of capturing a few photos of the elusive dark blue Humming bird that I have been spotting every day in the flower bed. But it has been proving too fast to be captured on my phone the only equipment I have when I come down every morning to drop my daughter for her school bus. So today I came down armed with my Nikon D7000 and 55-300 lens hoping to be faster than the humming bird.  But the humming bird had other plans and had decided to take off the moment it [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Nov 052011
 
Its A Jungle Out There

Little Creatures around us found in cities Our cities and suburbs are daily loosing their green cover and slowly but steadily becoming concrete jungle. Especially the suburbs have changed their character drastically from once encroaching on the green cover and fields today they the concrete jungle has firmly taken root and this change is irreversible. When we moved in my parents home in distant suburb of Rohini in Delhi some 20 years agoone could still hear Peacocks in distance and an occasional sighting was not rare. Those days are a distant memory, so when we moved to Kondapur in [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]