Bird list from Kutch visit, 21st Jan 2010 to 28th Jan 2010

Am sure I have missed some larks and warblers which I just didn’t care to note and a few waders which I could not identify. The thing I am most thrilled about is having 37 lifers Grey Francolin Francolinus pondicerianus Black Francolin Francolinus francolinus – Lifer Yellow-legged Buttonquail Turnix tanki Indian Peafowl Pavo cristatus Lesser […]

Plain Tiger (Danaus chrysippus)

Plain Tiger (Danaus chrysippus)

The Plain Tiger (Danaus chrysippus) or outside Asia, African Monarch, is a common butterfly which is widespread in Asia and Africa. It belongs to the Danainae (“Milkweed butterflies”) subfamily of the brush-footed butterfly family, Nymphalidae. It is believed to be one of the first butterflies to be used in art. A 3500 year old Egyptian […]

20th Photo on Flickr Explore

The 20 on Explore

Woke up to find I have the 20th entry into Flickr explore 1. Eye of the tiger!!, 2. The woodpecker and the squirrel, 3. Indian Pitta, 4. Red-crested Pochard – male, 5. Barn Swallow, 6. Common picturewing – Rhyothemis variegata, 7. Tickell’s Blue Flycatcher, 8. Cleared for landing!!, 9. I know that smell!!, 10. Damsels […]