27 Aug '12, 5pm

The Annotated Budak: A strand of blue by @budak

The Annotated Budak: A strand of blue by @budak

can forget themselves in the heat of the moment and line up for the taking, as a small group of common chasers did one afternoon at Bollywood Veggies after a meal of fragrant portions. Near the rear of the farm, close to a lotus pond and artificial swamp dominated by a small Sonneratia tree, the proprietors have fenced some plots with robust cords strung from sturdy posts. The ropes have in the past supported the hives of paper wasps , but what caught the eye that day was the sight of mature Potamarcha congener displaying little interest in courtship, with both sexes alighting on the twine and raising their rear ends in homage to the sun. Granted, the males seemed a little past their prime, with ragged wings and faded colours, but they were otherwise quick on the uptake, readily leapfrogging their companions to land on slightly more private stretches. Tethered to a line of...

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budak.blogs.com 27 Aug '12, 4am

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