Gayatri Hazarika wrote this ode to the monsoon during the peak of the rains, but we lazybones are sharing it with you now so that you cherish the last gasp of the season, the final raindrops before winter desiccates the subcontinent. Enjoy this photo essay
On a hot summer morning we went looking for the famed flamingo flock of Osman Sagar. And came across a treasure trove of birds
They say a window of opportunity seldom presents itself twice. Yet, this White-cheeked Barbet seemed to be sitting on one
The lovely post-monsoon light, latticed by the canopy of the Peepal tree into a gossamer curtain of rays, is what inspires us. This Peepal Tree is our leading light this September. May it be yours, too.
August leaves us with grey skies that ache for colour. Luckily, here’s a House Finch that will brighten up your August days. Download and share this wallpaper
A Fourth of July trek report from Mission Peak, California. Warning: Birds inside.
A damselfly in the sun, this Rusty Marsh Dart (Ceriagrion olivaceum), flecked with morning dew awaits the day’s warmth to dry itself.
Meet the only eucalyptus species native to the northern hemisphere, the Mindanao Gum Tree or Rainbow Eucalyptus, so known for the vibrant colored patterns left by its peeling bark
Is a kingfisher’s hard-earned meal tastier than something that came by easy? That’s some food for thought
The first time I came upon ‘chough’ I thought it was a dictionary entry for an act of expectoration by one with a North Indian surname. It would be a few years before I got the hang of what it was really – a kind of crow
It’s that time of the year when I ache to be anywhere but in an office, feeling the tug of the breeze on my face, the burst of impatient rain. To be drenched in the news of the sea that the monsoon brings ashore. So much for dreaming. I’m still here. Clacking away on a keyboard, conjuring up visions. So share my pain. With monsoon Instagrams.