At a walkable distance from our house is a Mini forest maintained by the forest department.
Picture1 – Mini Forest
An early morning walk inside the mini forest delighted us with sights and sounds of many birds. It was a surprise finding exotic birds like Asian paradise flycatcher right in the middle of the buzzing city.
Picture2 – Sun rise in Mini Forest
The mini forest was green after the rains and insects, butterflies and birds were busy with their activities in their natural surroundings.
Picture3 – Cuckoo Shrike
Picture4 – Drongo
Birds that we spotted are as follows:
Blue birds, which we could not identify
Asian paradise flycatcher
Black headed cuckoo shrike
Picture5 – Asian Paradise Fly Catcher
Picture6 – Sun Bird
Type of Place: Mini Forest
Situated: J.P.Nagar, Bangalore
Distance: From Dalmia Circle it is around 1.5Km and from Reliance Mart, Bannerghatta road it is 1 Km.
Transport: Well connected by road
Facilities: Many restaurants nearby