The Pigeons – May 22, 2008

By | May 22, 2008

Day 12 of the Pigeon Chronicles…

Today was overcast too. It was nice and cool, a brief respite from the searing Hyderabad summer. Didn’t last into the day though. The sun was out by about 10.00 a.m. but it was good while it lasted.

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The chicks were alone again and huddled miserably together.

 

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Just as I rose from near the pot where I had crouched to photograph the chicks, I heard a flutter of wings as two pigeons took off from their perch just outside the balcony. They had perched there all the while. I caught a glimpse of Momma pigeon and what I take is Papa Pigeon. Papa is white, dappled with gray. They flew over to the next building in our apartment complex and took up position. I took a long distance photo. It is not very clear at that distance but the two pigeons are visible.

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