My Elusive Neighbours!

It has been a good season for the mango tree caressing my fourth floor kitchen window. It’s branches are heavy with fruit, and two mangoes close enough to reach out and touch, were eliciting so much attention, I had to run in and grab my camera! First it was a furry squirrel who was so busy gorging he didn’t have time to lift his head and say hello.
Parrot & mango
Then this beauty weighed the pros and cons of an unripe fruit nearby…….
Parrot & mango
…and hopped on over to the tried and tested one.
Parrot & mango
Followed by her elusive cousin who threw caution to the winds and ignored the crazy lady with the black thingie for a change!

Parrot & mango
Aah, I know how good that tastes….I wonder what I am going to do when the mango season ends too!

Midway through the feast my camera got distracted and latched onto this wise old lady meditating in the background…
Parrot in the background
…who did deign to turn around and show me her pretty face.
Parrot in the background
Thank you for visiting and have a great week ahead.

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Hi, I'm Madhu. Wanderer. Travel blogger. Story teller. Bitten late and hard by the travel bug, I am on a mission to make up for lost time.

166 thoughts on “My Elusive Neighbours!

  1. I remember mangoes from West Africa, St Ludia and India. ( best I can do at the moment is inferior fruit at the super-market)

    I love your story…

  2. Yum … Yum … Yum … I love mangos. Unfortunately, the ones we get at the stores are frozen and don’t always taste as sweet. I do go to a farmers market for fresh ones but those aren’t always as sweet too. I would adore having a tree in my back yard. I have to think about planting one. We have squirrels as well which might mean less fruit…. but … no gorgeous birds like the ones pictured here. Stunning post of nature living its daily life.

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