Acridotheres tristis or myna with interesting colours

Acridotheres tristis (Myna, Mynah, Indian Myna) Mynas are medium-sized passerines with strong feet. Their flight is strong and direct, and they are gregarious. Their preferred habitat is fairly open country. The common myna with body length of 23 cm is readily identified by the brown body, black hooded head and the bare yellow patch behind […]

Halcyon smyrnensis with bright plumage and pointed bill

Halcyon smyrnensis (White-throated Kingfisher) Kingfishers are a family of small to medium-sized and brightly coloured birds. This White-throated Kingfisher is large, 27-28 cm in length. The adult has a bright blue back, wings and tail. Its head, shoulders, flanks and lower belly are chestnut and the throat and breast are white. The large bill and legs […]

Peacock with captivating iridescent colouration

Peacock (Peafowl, Peahen) The term peacock is reserved for the male while the female is known as a peahen. Both are peafowl. The immature offspring are sometimes called peachicks. In both species of Pavo, the male has a 90–130 cm body and 150 cm train of tail feathers that are coloured a brilliant metallic green. […]

Garden updates from October to December, 2016

God knows how to keep my darling John and I happy always. Blessing us with strength and passion in gardening! These three months have be raining somewhat regularly and the plants just love it. It helps us to reduce our water bill too… great huh!! We’ll let our foliage plants and colourful flowers show off to […]

Our garden updates from April to June 2016

“Gardening is medicine that does not need PRESCRIPTION and has no limit on DOSAGE.” – Author Unknown Our garden never fails to delight and uplift our spirit! It is our daily dose of joy and put a smile on our faces and encourages us to continue our gardening passion. Sharing some of our images, hoping […]