The HSBC Bangalore Bird Race, 20th Jan 2013

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One of the unusual features of this year’s Bird Race was the fact that seven teams out of 35 (that’s one fifth!) wanted to go together, rathen than compete on their own. One team, Flamingo, had to drop out, and the other, Flowerpecker, started late..and went on to win the race. But here are teams…

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Black Stork
Falcon
Ibis
Ruff
and
Spotted Owlet

all together in the morning…

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We stayed together throughout the day, made sure as many of us as possible could see each bird…. had chai, breakfast, and lunch, enjoyed ourselves very much…and one of the teams still managed to get the third prize, and that’s something to cheer about!

 

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Deepa Mohan is a freelance writer and avid naturalist.