Common butterflies around us….

 

 Here are some of the common butterflies that one can see around us, right now. One of the good places I look for them is the Reserve Forest in the MICO Arikere Layout; but quite often, I find these beauties in the gardens nearby, too!

SNOW FLAT

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LEMON PANSY

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COMMON ROSE

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BARONET

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BARONET closed wing

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COMMON CASTOR
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TAWNY COSTER

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PALMFLY

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COMMON PIERROT

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PLUM JUDY:

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CRIMSON ROSE mating:

And, just to wind up, a beautiful beetle, too.

JEWEL BUG

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I keep looking around me as I walk in the residential lanes of our city….these lovely creatures provide spots of colour and beauty to my day.

 

Deepa Mohan
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Deepa Mohan is a freelance writer and avid naturalist.

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