Megalithic Sites in Palakad: Tolanur and Mupuzha

Tolanur megalithic site in Palakad district of Kerala

Tolanur megalithic site in Palakad district of Kerala

Malabar Crested Lark at Tolanur in Palakad, late Aug 2015

Malabar Crested Lark at Tolanur in Palakad, late Aug 2015

Eurasian Thick-knee at Tolanur in Palakad, Aug 2015

Eurasian Thick-knee at Tolanur in Palakad, late Aug 2015

Dolmen at Tolanur also called the bedrock of Tolan or Tolante Kattil

Dolmen at Tolanur also called the bedrock of Tolan or Tolante Kattil

Relics of pebble cemetery at Tolanur in Palakad

Relics of pebble cemetery at Tolanur in Palakad

Prehistoric caves at Mupuzha in Palakad. Saifudeen-Krishnakumar in pic.

Prehistoric caves at Mupuzha in Palakad. Saifudeen-Krishnakumar in pic.

Dolmens revealed from under a heap of red soil at Mupuzha in Palakad.

Dolmens revealed from under a heap of red soil at Mupuzha in Palakad.

The author Ajay Sekher with Saifudeen and Krishnakumar at Tolanur in Palakad

The author Ajay Sekher with Saifudeen and Krishnakumar at Tolanur in Palakad

 

Marayur and Chinnar: A Photographic Voyage along Rivers Chinnar and Pampar

Indian Gaur at Marayur sandal forest, early Sept 2015

Indian Gaur at Marayur sandal forest, early Sept 2015

Green Imperial Pigeon at Chinnar, early Sept 2015

Green Imperial Pigeon at Chinnar, early Sept 2015

Small Minivet at Chinnar, early Sept 2015

Small Minivet at Chinnar, early Sept 2015

Changeable Hawk Eagle at Chinnar, early Sept 2015.

Changeable Hawk Eagle at Chinnar, early Sept 2015.

A Jewel dragonfly at Koottar the confluence of Chinnar and Pampar, early Sept 2015

A Jewel dragonfly at Koottar the confluence of Chinnar and Pampar, early Sept 2015

Pied Cuckoo at Chinnar, early Sept 2015

Pied Cuckoo at Chinnar, early Sept 2015

Black-shouldered Kite at Chinnar, early Sept 2015

Black-shouldered Kite at Chinnar, early Sept 2015

Tufted Grey Langur with young one at Chinnar, early Sept 2015.

Tufted Grey Langur with young one at Chinnar, early Sept 2015.

Small Blue Kingfisher at Chinnar, early Sept 2015.

Small Blue Kingfisher at Chinnar, early Sept 2015.

Lorikeet or Vernal Hanging Parrot at Chinnar, early Sept 2015.

Lorikeet or Vernal Hanging Parrot at Chinnar, early Sept 2015.

Gecko lizard at Koottar the confluence of Chinnar and Pampar, early Sept 2015.

Gecko lizard at Koottar the confluence of Chinnar and Pampar, early Sept 2015.

Blue-bearded Bee Eater at Chinnar, early Sept 2015.

Blue-bearded Bee Eater at Chinnar, early Sept 2015.

A Rose Butterfly at Chinnar, early Sept 2015

A Rose Butterfly at Chinnar, early Sept 2015

Black Eagle at Chinnar, early Sept 2015

Black Eagle at Chinnar, early Sept 2015

Indian Gaur and calf at Marayur sandal forest, early Sept 2015

Indian Gaur and calf at Marayur sandal forest, early Sept 2015

Indian Gaur bull charging at Marayur sandal forest, early Sept 2015.

Indian Gaur bull charging at Marayur sandal forest, early Sept 2015.

Fairy Bluebird at Chinnar, early Sept 2015.

Fairy Bluebird at Chinnar, early Sept 2015.

Grizzled Giant Squirrel the mascot of Chinnar sanctuary, early Sept 2015

Grizzled Giant Squirrel the mascot of Chinnar sanctuary, early Sept 2015

Grey Wagtail an early migrant bird at Chinnar, early Sept 2015

Grey Wagtail an early migrant bird at Chinnar, early Sept 2015

Vishnu Chinnar, Vishnu Kartha, Al Ameen and Ajay Sekher the author at Chinnar, early Sept 2015

Vishnu Chinnar, Vishnu Kartha, Al Ameen and Ajay Sekher the author at Chinnar, early Sept 2015