An early morning at Lalbagh

You'll have a range of wildlife to keep you company during your walk, from the rare Golden Oriole to the squabbling Pond Herons and more.

The Lalbagh Botanical Garden is one of the most wellknown parks in this part of the country and is particularly treasured by Bangaloreans. Visit the park early in the morning and you’ll see a range of people — from expert naturalists and amateurs to just plain nature lovers and walkers.

Mahesh Srinivas, a Bangalore based amateur photographer has captured a range of pictures of Lalbagh’s vibrant wildlife early in the morning. Here’s a glimpse.

The elusive Golden Oriole on a Peepul Tree, at Lalbagh Gardens.

The elusive Golden Oriole on a Peepul Tree, at Lalbagh Gardens.

Pond Herons squabbling over fishing rights at the Lalbagh Lake.

Pond Herons squabbling over fishing rights at the Lalbagh Lake.

Checkered Keelback snake breakfasting on fish, at the Lalbagh lake.

Checkered Keelback snake breakfasting on fish, at the Lalbagh lake.

Spotted Owlets on a broken branch of the Spathodea tree.

Spotted Owlets on a broken branch of the Spathodea tree.

Detail of a Hornet's Nest with hornet.

Detail of a Hornet’s Nest with hornet.

 

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