Barn Swallow

Last Sunday (15th Feb 2009) I went to Malyadi Bird Sanctuary. This is an abandoned clay query 9 kms away from Kundapura inhabited by water birds for the swampy land created by collected rain water in the left over clay fields. This year I was little late to reach there. Usually I used to go … Read more

Yellow Daisy

I saw this Yellow Spiny Daisy Machaeranthera gracilis was found in the side of busy National Highway 17 when I stopped to photograph the bus crwaling with creepers as featured in the post Recession. At the side of the dusty highway, in thre midst of workshop waste and garbage, glowing brightly were these bunch of … Read more

Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

This first lunar eclipse of the year shot at 8-18PM today at ISO 50. The shadow of the Earth can be divided into two distinctive parts: the umbra and penumbra. Within the umbra, there is no direct solar radiation. However, as a result of the Sun’s large angular size, solar illumination is only partially blocked … Read more