Look Who Strayed Into My Mango Tree!

I am not sure if this gorgeous Indian Pitta*Β I spied on ‘my’ mango tree, was just taking a break on his way someplace else, or if he will continue to grace us with his presence through the cooler season.

I hope it will be the latter, and I will soon have a whole brood of these fluffy orange creatures to share with you.

Orange-breasted Nuthatch - Chennai, India

Better them, than the ones below.

Summer’s raucous song belting obviously paid dividends…..and how! I have already spotted at least four young male Koels sitting around – silently for the time being – out front, probably awaiting their spouses.

Male Indian Koel - Chennai, India

R & I are seriously considering moving house! πŸ™‚

*Β What I mistakenly assumed to be theΒ Orange Breasted Nuthatch turned out to beΒ the Indian Pitta. Edited accordingly on 27/05/2014

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