Silk Cotton in full bloom

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Shantanu Bhattacharya

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Oct 19, 2010, 7:50:15 AM10/19/10
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Hey friends...
Sharing a shot of silk cotton flowers....from Kolkata
Leaving for the north Bengal hills and forests today :)
...Hope to bag lots of lovely images of wild and endemic flora from the hills.
Taking ur wishes with me....

see you after 28th...
have a nice time.

Shantanu :)

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tanay bose

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Oct 19, 2010, 9:54:13 AM10/19/10
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The bird looks beautiful
What is name?
 
Tanay

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Satish Phadke

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Oct 19, 2010, 11:18:28 AM10/19/10
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Is it the normal flowering season I wonder.........
In Maharashtra and surrounding states it is Spring to summer.
Anyway nice pictures of the flowers as well as the Black hooded oriole.
Dr Phadke

Pankaj Kumar

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Oct 19, 2010, 12:09:30 PM10/19/10
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Beautiful pics of the tree and Black Hooded Oriole, Oriolus xanthornus.
Pankaj

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mani nair

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Oct 20, 2010, 2:25:01 AM10/20/10
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Shantanu ji,
Beautiful flowers and bird.  

Regards,

Mani.
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