Archive for October, 2012

Birds of Morni: Common Kestrel

October 6, 20120 Comments

Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus) a relatively smaller bird of prey, a little over a foot in length with the females being bigger and heavier than males.The wings are long (two-and-a-half feet wing span) and the tail is prominent. The raptor is light chestnut brown with blackish spots and streaks.The tail is black tipped. The feet are […]

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Nada Sahib Gurdwara

October 2, 20121 Comment

Just before the turn on NH 73 (connecting Panchkula-Roorkee) for the major district road to Morni, is the historic Nada Sahib Gurdwara that marks the spot where the tenth Guru of the Sikhs set up camp on the banks of river Ghaggar on his way to Anandpur after his victory at Bhangani in 1688 A.D. […]

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