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Black-headed Ibis

This Black-headed Ibis was one of the many birds I enjoyed watching at the Karanji lake, Mysore...


Common Name: Black-headed Ibis or Oriental White Ibis
Binomial Name: Threskiornis melanocephalus

Karanji Lake, Mysore


Karanji lake is located in the city of Mysore. It has a beautiful park around it.The total area of Karanji lake is 90 hectares. While water-spread area is about 55 hectares, the foreshore area measures about 35 hectares.

This is home to lots of bird species, both local and migratory. I could spot Egret, Grey Pelican, Open Bill Storks, Black headed Ibis, Red-naped Ibis, Peacocks, Spotted Ducks, Cormorant and Herons.

The picture of the Red-naped Ibis can be found in my earlier blog post



A Fun Sunday with LEGO Ferrari Cars

Last Sunday, me and my son were invited for an exclusive preview of never-seen-before collection of LEGO® range of Ferrari cars. The event was held at the Puma Social Club... 


Nishant was so excited to get his hands on the collection of LEGO Ferrari cars on display...


There was the Scuderia Ferrari truck...



And the Ferrari 458 Italia...


Also the Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta...


The organizers, Shell India had planned some fun filled competitions for the guests.
The guests displayed great enthusiasm for the activities like Lego car building...
 

Me and my son participated in the Parent Child challenge. 
We clocked the fastest time in building a LEGO Ferrari F150 Italia in 4 minutes and 34 seconds... 



Here's Nishant collecting his prize for the feat...


Ferrari model cars in the LEGO collection are available for purchase exclusively at Shell stations in India for INR 249 each with:

  • A 25 L pump of Shell Unleaded or Diesel
  • A 20 L pump of Shell Super Unleaded
  • Purchase must be made in a single receipt for 4-wheelers
  • Two-wheelers may accumulate up to 4 receipts for purchase of same type of fuel.
Here are the Lego collections. Click on the images to view details...











Red-naped Ibis


Common names: Red-naped Ibis, Indian Black Ibis, Black Ibis
Binomial name: Pseudibis papillosa 

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