Thursday, February 28, 2013

Blue Moon Butterfly

Blue Moon Butterfly, also known as Great Eggfly or Common Eggfly is a medium sized and commonly seen butterfly species in India.

Monday, February 25, 2013

Purple-Rumped Sunbird (Female)

One of the cutest birds I have seen - that is what I have to say about this small bird. The picture below is that of an immature bird, so it is more rounded. 

Sitting lonely on a twig...

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

White Cheeked Barbet

This is a common bird in Southern India, and is an active bird throughout the year.

Saturday, February 16, 2013

Chestnut Bob Butterfly

A small yet attractive butterfly commonly found sitting on plant leaves. 

Monday, February 11, 2013

Common Emigrant Butterfly

One of the most common butterflies seen in plenty here. In these pictures they are feeding on a firebush plant. The previous post was about the caterpillar of this butterfly. 



Saturday, February 2, 2013

Common Emigrant Caterpillar

These are the caterpillars of Common Emigrant Butterfly, which is a very busy flier and is a very common one in Kerala throughout the year.

Common Emigrant Caterpillar