Category Archives: Butterfly Trips

Fluttering around Jog Falls

I have always been fascinated with the butterfly biodiversity in Uttara Kannada. When ever I get a chance to venture into the wild for shooting butterflies with camera, I think about Halgeri, Siddapur, Karnataka, India. Me along with my friend … Continue reading

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Munnar Butterfly Survey.. A dream came true

Documenting butterflies at higher elevations of Western Ghats in India has always been in my dreams. This dream came true when I got a golden opportunity to attend the Butterfly Survey at Munnar Wildlife division from 24th Sep 2015 to 27th Sep 2015. After … Continue reading

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Shendurney WLS Kerala, one of the best bio-diversity zones in Western Ghats.

In the process of coming out from my agonizing life, I often look for the opportunity to go into the wild in search for solace.  One such opportunity came to me when Dr Kalesh Sadasivan invited me to attend the three … Continue reading

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Peryiar Tiger Reserve – Here I came to search you

Dear friends I am narrating my most memorable and emotionally difficult journey in the wild. It was here at Thekkady, I came with my wife on 23rd Oct 2014 after I was invited by TNHS to attend a butterfly survey … Continue reading

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The Flying Jewels of Halgeri and the Girl with Camera

It was not  long ago, that a young lady from Halgeri village of Siddapur (North Kanara), started posting some amazing shots of rare butterflies on the Facebook Group Butterflies of India . Her images included the rare Brown Onyx (Horaga … Continue reading

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Butterfly Watching at Peppara WLS near Trivandrum

I was fortunate to witness the marvel of untouched and unpolluted beauty of the Peppera WLS near Thiruvananthpuram in Kerala, India. We got an invitation from Dr Kalesh Sadasivan, Secretary TNHS Thiruvananthapuram to be a part of the annual Butterfly … Continue reading

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Someshwara National Park – Butterfly Paradise in Western Ghats

I visited the Someshwara National Park, Udupi distt with my friends to photograph butterflies and got some great lifers for me. The trip for two days on 12th Nov 12 and 13th Nov 12 was a memorable one and I … Continue reading

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Low Cost Leech Socks

I prepared this leech socks using my old pajamas. The cloth was tough and I am still using it.

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Silent Valley National Park Trip

I had the opportunity to vist the Silent Valley National Park situated in the Palakkad district of Kerala. This protected and un-disturbed tropical evergreen forest is the last habitat for a few of India’s engendered species of fauna and flora. … Continue reading

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Thommonkuthu Trip

I came to know about this cute little paradise on earth from one of my friend, Mr Rajesh Nair who is a resident of Thodupuza, Idduki district of Kerala. On his invitation I visited Thodupuza and from there to Thommonkuthu … Continue reading

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