Last week the birds returned to The Green Ogre, though we have been feasting on frogs and snakes after our Agumbe conclave and continued to lick our fingers into the week that was
|The Golden Frog|
|The Golden Frog (right) poses for an ardent admirer|
|Matsuo Basho's frog haiku (via Geishablog)|
|Caecilian, you're breaking my heart!|
At Agumbe we had the fortune of meeting the Bombay Caecilian, a purplish-black serpentine amphibian with moist, mucous-coated skin, thanks to the ARRS station manager Prashant. It was the experience of a lifetime.
On Wednesday, the birds returned wordlessly to The Green Ogre, with Sandy showing us his picture of Racket-tailed Drongos on a monsoon date. Reminded me of that faux Japanese proverb from You Only Live Twice, quoted by Sean Connery playing 007: "Bird never make nest in bare tree."
|The beautiful Nilgiri Flycatcher|
|The common Sand Boa that was saved from becoming a roadkill|
Look out for more interesting posts next week. Enjoy your weekend (or what's left of it)!