The Pigeons of Banashankari

My mother and I started sprinkling grains on our terrace many weeks back. The very next day we saw that the grains were still there. Without losing hope, we waited many days. Finally one Pigeon showed up. Very soon we had many visitors. But they all were still scared of us. They would just sit on the wall and never come down to eat, unless we left them alone.

Its been almost a month now, and we are visited by almost 30 pigeons in the morning and evening. Every morning my mother and I love to see them waiting for us to feed them.

Here are some photos from my phone.


This is no moon walker, its a sun walker.


These birds damaged my broadband wire last week


The guardian angel


They fly away hearing my dog bark. (We leash him while feeding the pigeons)


Fly back home, and come again tomorrow.

Rocky the German Shepherd

My brother and I took Rocky to Cubbon Park today after a long time. The dude ran and ran and ran, then peed all over the place marking his territory, finally sat down for a while. 


His majesty, Rocky !


Rocky looking to the Right


Rocky looking to the left


Some guys with a GoPro wanted a video from Rocky’s perspective, and there he is, running around with a GoPro strapped to his back.

A normal day in Rocky’s life

An evening with Rocky on my terrace. All the photos were shot on an iPhone 5s, some of the clouds were added using an app I was experimenting with. The colours are oversaturated, I like the results though.


Rocky looks on as few birds approach my residence


I had “Lion King” on my mind when I clicked this picture. He reminds me of Simba.


Rocky basking in the evening light


Rocky trying to shoo off a crow from his territory