When, after a long time we did get to see the Gibbons, we watched a family of three for a while, when we were told that a group of Black-capped Langurs were in the trees near the front office, and so off we went there, along the Guwahati-Tinsukia railway tracks!
After watching the Langurs for a while, we suddenly heard the hooting of the Gibbons again, and off went Gopal quickly. I followed a little more sedately, because I was not sure I would be able to see the animals in the foliage...and because some creatures of the air and sunshine had caught my eye.
Many of them were "lifers" (first-time sightings) for me...here are a few, that I managed to click...
This one is the
COLOUR SERGEANT (female)
(I can recognize a Sailor, but whether it's Clear or Opaque is beyond me!)
(this is one I've seen in Bangalore)
I couldn't get a match for this one at all, and
took quite a lot of trouble to correctly id it for me....here's the
was a butterfly I'd seen before in Debang, Arunachal Pradesh:
One of the most beautiful was this
Thanks to Rohit Girotra and Karthik for help with the id's...without them, most of these photos would probably not have titles at all!