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25 Jun Butterfly Walk at BTO photos

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25 Jun Butterfly Walk at BTO photos

Postby green baron » Sun Jun 26, 2011 2:56 pm

Butterfly enthusiasts meet outsde the National museum and Anuj distributed the BTO trail guide.
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The guide contains information on the BTO, butterfly species and plant species that can be found along the trail.
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Lena brought a few Lime and Common Mormon caterpillars for adoption.
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Anuj showing the Painted Wings of Singapore butterfly poster. NSS Members can purchase this poster from NSS office for $5.
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Anuj showing the host plant for Plain Tiger - The Blood flower.
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Anuj showing the Plain Tiger caterpillar.
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attempting to take a close-up shot of the Plain Tiger caterpillar.
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At SMU, we found many Autumn Leaf butterfly's caterpillars.
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They are in the last instar and is about the size of a kid's index finger.
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Next stop - Dhoby Gaut butterfly garden.
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This is one the the butterfly hot spots on the trail but we did not see many butterflies as it was about to rain. However, we found this very coorperative Pale Grass Blue (Zizeeria maha serica) posing for us.
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