Terraced farming fields on the hillside at Poombarai near Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu, India

Terraced farming fields on the hillside at Poombarai near Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu, India
These terraced fields reminded me the rice fields of Bali. Here, they are farming onions, potatoes and carrots.

Terraced farming fields on the hillside at Poombarai near Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu, India

Front view of a pink dragonfly, also known as Crimson Dropwing (Trithemis aurora) resting on a broken twig, Singapore Botanic Gardens, Singapore

Front view of a pink dragonfly, also known as Crimson Dropwing (Trithemis aurora) resting at a broken twig, Singapore Botanic Gardens, Singapore
He may perhaps see better with his sets of compound lenses, I guess.

Front view of a pink dragonfly, also known as Crimson Dropwing (Trithemis aurora) resting on a broken twig, Singapore Botanic Gardens, Singapore

An Oriental Magpie-Robin (Copsychus saularis) bird has his tails up at MacRitchie Reservoir, Singapore

A Black-and-white Bulbul (Brachypodius melanoleucos) has his tails up at MacRitchie Reservoir, Singapore
It looked like a javan myna from afar but has a unique tail and plumage. Beautiful little bird and happy to have a sight of it.

An Oriental Magpie-Robin (Copsychus saularis) bird has his tails up at MacRitchie Reservoir, Singapore

A Grey heron standing still in the middle of reflective Pekan Quarry waters, Pulau Ubin, Singapore

A Grey heron standing still in the middle of reflective Pekan Quarry waters, Pulau Ubin, Singapore
Herons love still waters and their reflection on it, I guess.

A Grey heron standing still in the middle of reflective Pekan Quarry waters, Pulau Ubin, Singapore

Clouds descending on Western Ghats, a view from the Poombarai Village View Point, Poombarai, Tamil Nadu, India

Clouds descending on Western Ghats, a view from the Poombarai Village View Point, Poombarai, Tamil Nadu, India
Lush green blanket covered the entire mountain range and a sliver line of water fall coming down in the distance. It was a majestic view from that spot.

Clouds descending on Western Ghats, a view from the Poombarai Village View Point, Poombarai, Tamil Nadu, India

A Grey heron standing one legged and looking out for fishes at Jurong Bird Park, Singapore

A Grey heron standing one legged and looking out for fishes at Jurong Bird Park, Singapore
A Grey heron standing one legged and looking out for fishes at Jurong Bird Park, Singapore

A Striated Heron bird looking for fish in a small pond at Jurong Bird Park, Singapore

A Striated Heron bird looking for fish in a small pond at Jurong Bird Park, Singapore
Smallest in Heron family I guess.

A Striated Heron bird looking for fish in a small pond at Jurong Bird Park, Singapore

Eastern great egret perching on top of a tree, Anaikatti, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

Eastern great egret perching on top of a tree, Anaikatti, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
He’s showing off his distinct long neck, I guess.

Eastern great egret perching on top of a tree, Anaikatti, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

Afternoon Sun lighted up a Red Begonia flower and glistening the petals, Nabana no Sato, Nagoya, Japan

Afternoon Sun lighted up a Red Begonia flower and glistening the petals, Nabana no Sato, Nagoya, Japan
Angle of the Sun rays amidst the leaves and shadows had revealed the inner veins of the flower and made the petals sparkling. I liked the effect and the colors.

Afternoon Sun lighting up a Red Begonia flower and glistening the petals, Nabana no Sato, Nagoya, Japan

A Yellow-vented Bulbul relaxing on a park bench, at Mount Faber Park, Singapore

A Yellow-vented Bulbul relaxing on a park bench,  at Mount Faber Park, Singapore
A Yellow-vented Bulbul relaxing on a park bench, at Mount Faber Park, Singapore

A Blue-tailed Bee-eater (Merops philippinus) bird perching at the Airport fence, Changi, Singapore

A Blue-tailed Bee-eater (Merops philippinus) bird perching at the Airport fence, Changi, Singapore
The tail was so beautiful as if it’s feathered crown.

A Blue-tailed Bee-eater (Merops philippinus) bird perching at the Airport fence, Changi, Singapore

View from top of the Yanamalai mountain, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

View from top of  the Yanamalai mountain, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
These boulders would have been watching all the changes happening at the ground from the top, it seemed.

View from top of the Yanamalai mountain, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

A lotus bud opening up to bloom, Kent Ridge park, Singapore

A lotus bud opening up to bloom, Kent Ridge park, Singapore
This little flower literally lit up the small pond it was blooming.

A lotus bud opening up to bloom, Kent Ridge park, Singapore

Sun was setting behind the Laccadive Sea, Indian Ocean in a colorful display at Dhanushkodi Beach, Tamil Nadu, India

Sun was setting behind the Laccadive Sea, Indian Ocean in a colorful display at Dhanushkodi Beach, Tamil Nadu, India
One of a breathtaking display of golden color that I had seen in an unmanned beach. So divine.

Sun was setting behind the Laccadive Sea, Indian Ocean in a colorful display at Dhanushkodi Beach, Tamil Nadu, India

The Malayan Crow butterfly (Euploea camaralzeman malayica) feeding on a Coat Buttons flower (Tridax procumbens) at Pulau Ubin, Singapore

The Malayan Crow butterfly (Euploea camaralzeman malayica) feeding on a Coat Buttons flower (Tridax procumbens) at Pulau Ubin, Singapore
I am learning more about various lives when I photograph them. I can see pollens in the wings of this butterfly.

The Malayan Crow butterfly (Euploea camaralzeman malayica) feeding on a Coat Buttons flower (Tridax procumbens) at Pulau Ubin, Singapore

A flock of swans at the high altitude freshwater Lake Manasarovar, Tibet

A flock of swans at the high altitude freshwater Lake Manasarovar, Tibet
This lake surprisingly has freshwater in about 15,000 feet above the sea level. This is a sacred place in four religions: BönBuddhismHinduism and Jainism.

A flock of swans at the high altitude freshwater Lake Manasarovar, Tibet

A pair of little egrets on the look out for their prey at the Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, Singapore.

A pair of little egrets on the look out for their prey at the Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, Singapore.
A pair of little egrets on the look out for their prey at the Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, Singapore.

Asian glossy starling birds gathered in a flock, Singapore Botanic Gardens, Singapore

Asian glossy starling birds gathered in a flock, Singapore Botanic Gardens, Singapore
They looked like common Javan Mynas from afar but have distinct red eyes and glossy green plumage.

Asian glossy starling birds gathered in a flock, Singapore Botanic Gardens, Singapore