Common Crow Butterfly

This butterfly is as common as crow. It is also not afraid as none of the birds want to taste this butterfly which is full of alkaloid imbibed during its caterpillar stage of life. Yesterday evening it had stopped raining. So taking my gears I ventured out in my garden to find any good critter … Read moreCommon Crow Butterfly

Male Loten’s Sunbird

Last Sunday I had plenty of birds to shoot. It had stopped raining and birds were busy finding nest materials. I stood beside a milk weed bush whaich had dry seed pod with silk in it. That day I got several good shots.Here is one of the Male Loten’s Sunbird(Cinnyris lotenius) from that day’s photography. … Read moreMale Loten’s Sunbird

Juvenile Common Wolf Snake

I found this 20cm long juvenile common wolf snake (Lycodon aulicus) at my hospital. I had tough time identifying it as it did not have the distinctive white bars which wolf snakes have. My good friend Sharath B.K was kind enough to identify it for me. I used Canon EOS 5D mark II with Canon … Read moreJuvenile Common Wolf Snake

Male Giant Crab Spider

Today for breakfast I had a house guest in my kitchen. A Male giant crab spider also known as common house spider(Heteropoda venatoria), huntsman spider, banana spider (due to its occasional appearance in marketed bananas) appeared over a kitchen tile. He was a huge guy, body around 3 inches in size. He was patient enough … Read moreMale Giant Crab Spider

Rufous Treepie

We had few drizzle the other day and a visitor to our garden the Rufous Treepie (Dendrocitta vagabunda). I wanted to catch both the drizzle as well as the bird in a single shot. So I used a slow shutterspeed of 1/200 the second. You can see some streaks of rain drops in the picture. … Read moreRufous Treepie