Advik put on the new anklets I bought for him, and looked more of a laddu than ever:
Meanwhile, Sumana’s masala rice was excellent:
The colours of summer beckoned us outdoors.
Creatures such as this
rewarded our outing!
Wildflowers grew in their hundreds, adding beauty to the meadows.
This looked like Queen Anne’s Lace,but was perhaps something else:
Buttercups shone golden in the sun:
Honeysuckle spread its heady scent:
Waterlilies bloomed in the pond:
Ferns were lovely, too:
A duck sat rock-still:
Rain was not very far away, but held off:
while the mother brought food:
with their white eyes were everywhere!
female peeked at me:
Then she watched a
EURASIAN TREE SPARROWS
are the crows of this area:
I saw my first
These are thrushes and behave exactly as our thrushes do back home, turning over the leaf-litter and foraging.
was a hidden crow, in the foliage:
Babies were everywhere…these nymphs will grow up soon enough!
Some acquatic flower that I don’t know the name of:
The greenery was lush and inviting:
A flowing stream:
and a fish in it:
The water in the stream made for an abstract picture:
Look at the common birds that I’ve seen in Sweden
The FB album of the short walk