Spring has Sprung

It’s a terrible time for most of us, so here is a floral offering. I’m writing this post just to cheer up everyone.

Presenting:

Spring flowering trees.

OMR F Semal Mar 20

A female Oriental Magpie-robin inspects Semal

 

Quite the mouthful:

RRP feeding Mar 18
A Rose-ringed parakeet has his fill of Semal

 

And there are bigger birds too:

 

Ibis portrait J
A young Red-naped Ibis sits on a semal, and yes, occasionally eats from it too!

 

Then there is the Flame of the forest!

 

Palash sunbird
A Purple Sunbird on Palash flowers. Don’t the flowers look like licks of flames?

 

C tit palash study
A Cinerous tit eats Palash

 

And more from the city. (red is the colour of the season)

 

Bottle Brush
The heavily flowering, generous Bottle brush tree.

 

The Tiger’s Claw:

 

White eye Coral Tree
An Oriental white-eye on a Tiger’s Claw or Indian Coral tree

 

And then, stars in the trees:

 

Chamrod clear
The lovely Chamrod, with star-shaped white flowers.

 

An unusual frame:

 

Bakain Framed by Bauhinia
Tiny Bakain flowers (the tree looks like a neem, the flowers smell like Talcum powder) framed by violet Bauhinia or Cachnar

 

And finally: flowers that look like butterflies:

 

Bauhinia
Cachnar.

 

 

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