deponti (deponti) wrote,
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Gulakmale...other-than-the-birds, 041210

Gulakmale was also cloudy and misty on Saturday morning, with the sun making an ineffective effort to pierce the clouds:

sunrise gulakmale 041210

The insect world, however, became quite active, and this

LEAF-CUTTER BEE (Thank you, Karthik, for the id)

showed her blue-striped body and gauzy wings:


blue bee 041210





There were many

COMMON THREE-RINGS

on the grass:

lycenid 041210

A

GROUND SKIMMER

zipped about, letting me getting a brief shot while resting:


gd skmr 041210

This

SLUG

looks quite beautiful:

slug? 041210


This un id insect sat on the leaf, hoping to have breakfast, and hoping to avoid being breakfast...!

cricket? 041210 glkmle

After seeing so many Millipedes, it was nice to see some

CENTIPEDES

for a change!


centipede 041210


These beautiful, tiny wildflowers added to the beauty at my feet:


un id wildflower 041210

un id wldfloer 041210

On the drying pond, the

WATERLILIES

bloomed in beauty:

waterlily 041210 glkmle



The most amazing sighting was Shreeram's spotting this lovely

ORNAMENTAL TREE TRUNK SPIDER ((Herennia ornatissima )(thanks to an anonymous reader!)

which Karthik says, belongs to the genus Herennia:



spider 041210

Isn't insect life and plant life as fascinating as sighting a tiger?
Tags: bangalore, kanakapura road, karnataka, nature, ntp, photography, scenery, weekend
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