Friday, September 26, 2008

Common Pierrot butterfly

Common Pierrot butterfly, originally uploaded by animtreebird.

Common pierrot butterfly (Castalius rosimon).

A very beautiful and small black and white butterfly.


Originally uploaded by animtreebird

Dragonfly of green colour.


I am not sure of this bird's identity. This is a wagtail.

Little Cormorants and Oriental Darter

Little Cormorants (Phalacrocorax niger) and Oriental Darter (Anhinga melanogaster).

They are fish eaters.

Brown Flycatcher

Brown Flycatcher (Muscicapa dauurica).

They are insectivorous.

These are migratory visitors to my city (Chennai, India).

Habitat: They are found in woodland and cultivated areas.

Common Langur

Common Langur.

They feed on leaves, fruit, buds and flowers.

Itook this photo in Horseley Hills, Andhra Pradesh, India.


Hoopoe (Upopa epops).

They feed on insects and worms.

Habitat: They prefer open ground with short grass patches.