Birds in our neighborhood - Part -4 - Small birds

Small birds.

Spotted Munia
A small brown colored bird, sitting near it's home(nest).
The nest is in the top side left corner, behind the leaves.
This tree is near our house.
Spotted Munia, (Identified by Megha Chhatbar)
Other name: Scaly breasted- Munia

Spotted Munia
Small brown colored bird.
Spotted Munia, Other name: Scaly breasted- Munia.

A small black colored bird, sitting on a wire.

Sun Bird.
A small bird. It has black, white and yellow colors. These
birds eat nectar from the flowers.
Sun Bird. (Identified by Megha Chhatbar)

A small black colored bird.

(Note: This is not a professional blog.
Please see other sources for accurate information.)

1.Scaly-breasted Munia - Link - Wikipedia
2. Sun bird - Link - Wikipedia

Indian birds.

Birds in India - Part - 1
Birds in India - Part - 2
Birds in India - Part - 3


Flowers - Ixora and plumeria flowers

Plumeria flower

Plumeria flower - upside down view.

Ixora flowers - Closeup view.
Ixora flowers - Closeup view.

Plumeria flower
Plumeria flower.

Plumeria flower
Plumeria flower.

Ixora flower buds.
Ixora flower buds.

Tips: We use natural fertilizers for the plants. Put some
leaves, grass and weed plants in a shallow pit; Cover
with earth and leave it for three months. Then use this as


Festival of Chariots.

Photos of recent Temple car festival at Tiruchengode.
(Temple chariots).(Arthanareeswarar Temple).
(South India).

The idols of God are placed on the chariots and these
chariots are pulled by many people around the town.
This festival is celebrated during the end of May.

Temple chariots.

The big Chariot. The chariots are made out of wood and the
top portion is covered with cloths with decorations.

Close up of the chariot.

Decorations on the cloth, covering of the top portion of the

Previous year's festival.

Colorful decorations for the Chariot.

steel chains
These steel chains are used to pull the chariot.

Photos of Tiruchengode Hill.