Birdweek: Fowl play.

Hiya hiya hiya. The Daily Critter’s back! At long last.

So without further ado, I give you the day’s post. Let’s finish the bird week fortnight, shall we?

Last week there were posts on male roosters of the Red Junglefowl and Lady Amherst’s Pheasant varieties. Turns out that when it comes to male cockiness, you don’t even have to be off the same species to compete.

The pheasant was bigger, meaner and had better straight line speed. The junglefowl was scrappier, agile and more limber on its feet. Together, they had quite a few rounds of jousting (for that was what it was, there was a lot of running around and minimal contact,) before the two slunk off in separate ways, reluctantly admitting to a stalemate.


Alas, for there was no betting going on.

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Birdweek: Fowl play.

An Unwelcome Hiatus

Hey everyone. It’s been one helluva week. Wayanad was freakin’ awesome. And the monsoon weather there was so amazing (sarcasm alert) that it messed up my laptop within 5 hours of my getting there. One fine morning I’m happily watching Scrubs before breakfast, and come the evening the damn machine doesn’t switch on properly.

Turns out that the I/O chipsets incurred some water damage and are getting replaced. Wish atheists had gods to pray to. Here’s to hoping that it gets fixed by tomorrow eve.

Keep your fingers crossed for a proper update tomorrow!

An Unwelcome Hiatus