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The Blue Gymnast!  
November 14th, 2014 by Rajan Kanagasabai

The Blue Gymnast!

The Indian Roller (earlier known as the ‘Blue Jay’) is a bird so unique that it has the honour of being the state bird of four large states in India – Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Bihar and Orissa.

This small passerine acquires its name from the brilliant rolls, dives and aerobatic manoeuvres it displays during the act of courtship. These stunning actions coupled with a display of its bright blue wings is a sight to behold.

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Spoonbills at Kabini  
September 22nd, 2014 by Rajan Kanagasabai

Spoonbills at Kabini

A close relative of the herons and flamingos, Spoonbills get their names from their beaks which resemble a Spoon or a Spatula. Read more

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Black Tie!  
July 23rd, 2014 by Vikram Nanjappa

Black Tie!

A Black Tie event is one where you are required to wear a Dinner Jacket. In today’s world, it is the most formal dress code that there is. Though this was not always the case, one hardly comes across a White Tie event these days. Read more

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The Chirpy Bulbuls  
March 27th, 2014 by Rajan Kanagasabai

The Chirpy Bulbuls

The Persian word ‘Bolbol’ is supposed to be the origin of the now common term – Bulbul. Meaning a ‘Nightingale’ in the Persian language, this small little passerine with a chirpy sweet voice is possibly a deserving avian for this name. A Passerine, Bulbuls generally have short wings and a long tail. Read more

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The Beginning and the End…  
October 5th, 2013 by Vikram Nanjappa

The Beginning and the End…

Sometimes death comes at the most unexpected of moments. Moments those are to us lesser mortals, beyond comprehension. Nature has its own rhythms and reasons, and as much as we try to attune ourselves to it, she has a habit of taking us by surprise. Read more

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The Fairies of Kabini!  
May 20th, 2013 by Rajan Kanagasabai

The Fairies of Kabini!

A crested mid-sized avian- the Asian Paradise Flycatcher, is possibly one of the most beautiful birds of the Passerine family, rightly earning its name, ‘The Fairy Bird’. Read more

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RT Initiatives – Kabini  
March 5th, 2013 by Tejashree Tipnis

RT Initiatives – Kabini

As part of Orange County’s Responsible Tourism initiatives, the resorts have adopted two Government schools, both close to their premises – the Karadigodu School near the Coorg resort and the Beeramballi School near the Kabini resort. Read more

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Kuruba Tales  
September 26th, 2012 by Rajan Kanagasabai

Kuruba Tales

A visit to Orange County, Kabini, apart from providing us a charming and memorable holiday, also presents a unique opportunity to explore the historical heritage and cultural values of the amazing ‘Kadu Kuruba’ tribes. Read more

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Nostalgia  
August 10th, 2012 by Vikram Nanjappa

Nostalgia

One day I got all nostalgic (Kabini does this to you). I decided to chuck the digital format and go back to my roots – shoot in black and white. Read more

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Kabini’s Night Life!  
July 10th, 2012 by Rajan Kanagasabai

Kabini’s Night Life!

Beauty, they say, lies in the eyes of the beholder.

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