Friday, October 31, 2008

Pea Blue Butterfly

Butterflies of India. :)))


Very beautiful crab. :)))

Garden Lizard

Reptiles of India. :)


Indian reptiles. :)))

Lemon butterfly

Butterflies of India. :)

Friday, October 10, 2008

Ringed Plovers

Ringed Plovers (Charadrius hiaticula).

They feed on insects, crustaceans and worms.

Rat on Cactus. :)))

Rat on Cactus.

I was walking and looking to spot birds when I suddenly heard a scratching sound nearby. When I looked, I noticed this rat climbing the thorn plant (I don't know the name of the plant). :)))



They feed on insects like crickets, grasshoppers, beetles, and caterpillars; earthworms, snails, slugs, and other lizards.

Glossy ibis

Glossy ibis (Plegadis falcinellus).

They feed on fish, frogs, and other water creatures, as well as on insects.

Cattle egrets and Cattle :)))

Cattle egret (Bubulcus ibis).

They feed on insects like grasshoppers, crickets, flies, and moths, as well as spiders, frogs, and earthworms.

Friday, October 3, 2008

Asian Paradise flycatcher

Asian Paradise flycatcher (Terpsiphone paradisi).

They are insectivorous.

White ibis

White ibis (Eudocimus albus).

They feed on crabs, insects, snails, frogs, marine worms, snakes and small fish.

This bird is a winter visitor to Tamil Nadu, India.

Large Cuckoo-shrike

Large Cuckoo-shrike (Coracina macei).

They are insectivorous.

Magpie Robin

Magpie Robin, female.

Purple heron

Purple heron (Ardea purpurea).

They feed in shallow water. Their food consists of fish, frogs and insects.