Sunday, 27 July 2014

My First Butterfly Collections

I have noticed that there are just a hand full of blogs on butterflies, especially in Malaysia. So i decided to add my own collections here to complement the existing ones.  I have been an avid bird watcher for many years now and during my outings in the jungle i have often encountered many fascinating butterflies along the trails. I have told myself that one day i will eventually be a butterfly watcher and the day has finally came.

Butterfly watching are just like bird watching. There are certain butterflies which would not allow you to get close to them while some are very rare and difficult to see. There are also ways to entice the butterflies to come out in the open like what some photographers have done though i am not sure it is a right thing to do - ethically i mean. Butterflies do come in many shades, sizes and varieties as well. However the only pertinent difference would be that butterflies do not migrate as far as birds do.

Peacock Pansy (Junonia almana almana)
Butterflies can be found almost everywhere - from your gardens, on jungle trails or right up to the mountain regions etc. They are part of nature which sustained the entire eco-system of the environment. 

Banded Yeoman (Cirrochroa orissa orissa)

Chocolate Albatross (Appias lyncida vasava)

Common Duffer (Discophora sondaica)
Royal Assyrian (Terinos terpander robertsia)

Courtesan (Euripus nyctelius euploeoides)
Common Mapwing (Cyrestis thyodamas)

Anderson's Grass Yellow (Eurema andersonii andersonii)

More postings will be coming your way.

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