deponti (deponti) wrote,
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Kabini....insects, plants and others

Though I know hardly anything about butterflies, some did catch my eye and lens this time....a lifer for me was the

SALMON ARAB:


salmon arab 200710




The

COMMON EMIGRANT

is truly common, yet beautiful:'

common emigrant 200710

I wonder why the

PIONEER

was named so!

pioneer 200710


This

GREY PANSY

also looked at peace, settled on a leaf:

grey pansy 200710

I saw two butterflies which Abhijna id's as

SWIFTS:


swift? 200710


This one, she says, might be a

RICE SWIFT:

swift? 200710


Even I knew the

COMMON PIERROT:

common pierrot 200710

and the

ANGLED CASTOR:

angled castor 210710


Abhijna also id'd the

BUSH BROWN

for me.

bush brown 210710


And Karthik id'd this


ORCHARD SPIDER:


lynx spider? kabini 210710

This

TREE GECKO

looked pretty:


gecko? 210710

as did this

GRASSHOPPER:


grasshopper 210710

a pretty

MUSHROOM

had, er, mushroomed overnight:


mushroom kabini 210710

I could not get an id for this plant:

un id fruit on plant 210710

..but I know that this plant belongs to the family

Begonacae:


begonacae plant

As usual, the

GLORY LILY (Gloriosa superba) was blooming everywhere:


gloriosa superba 200710

and I wanted to capture this

SHANKA PUSHPI

(flower in the shape of a conch) from which, medicines are made.

shankha pushpi 200710




However, my closing image is of some strange, cobra-shaped formations at the base of this tree that we saw on safari:


the snake tree 200710

I now call it the "nAga marA" :) Could someone id it for me please?
Tags: bandipur, butterflies, insects, jlr, karnataka, ntp, plants, travel, trees
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