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28 Mar 2010 - Butterfly Walk at Hort Park

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28 Mar 2010 - Butterfly Walk at Hort Park

Postby green baron » Sun Mar 28, 2010 10:33 pm

Photos from the walk -

Looking for Plain Tiger caterpillars on Crown Flowers
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Seeds of the Crown Flower
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Steven taking a photo of butterfly of the day - The Black-veined Tiger
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Re: 28 Mar 2010 - Butterfly Walk at Hort Park

Postby green baron » Sun Mar 28, 2010 10:35 pm

Peering at the butterflies in the Butterfly enclosure
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Group photo
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A dead Painted Jezebel
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Lots of Pygmy Grass Blue here
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Flacourtia inermis - One of the host plants for the Leopard butterfly
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Re: 28 Mar 2010 - Butterfly Walk at Hort Park

Postby Colonel » Mon Mar 29, 2010 10:13 am

List of butterflies seen:
Family : Papilionidae, SubFamily : Papilioninae
1 Pachliopta aristolochiae asteris-Common Rose
2 Papilio demoleus malayanus-Lime Butterfly

Family : Pieridae, Subfamily : Pierinae
3 Delias hyparete metarete-Painted Jezebel
4 Appias libythea olferna-Striped Albatross

Family : Pieridae, Subfamily : Coliadinae
5 Catopsilia pomona  pomona-Lemon Emigrant
6 Catopsilia scylla cornelia-Orange Emigrant
7 Eurema sp.-Grass Yellows

Family : Nymphalidae,  Subfamily : Danainae
8 Danaus chrysippus chrysippus-Plain Tiger
9 Danaus melanippus hegesippus-Black Veined Tiger
10 Ideopsis vulgaris macrina-Blue Glassy Tiger

Family : Nymphalidae, Subfamily : Satyrinae
11 Elymnias hypermnestra agina-Common Palmfly (at Carpark)

Family : Nymphalidae, Subfamily : Nymphalinae
12 Phalanta phalantha phalantha-Leopard
13 Cethosia cyane cyane-Leopard Lacewing
14 Junonia almana javana-Peacock Pansy
15 Junonia hedonia ida-Chocolate Pansy
16 Phaedyma columella singa-Short Banded Sailor
17 Euthalia aconthea gurda-Baron (at Carpark)

Family : Nymphalidae, Subfamily : Charaxinae
18 Polyura hebe plautus-Plain Nawab

Family : Lycaenidae, Subfamily : Lycaeninae
19 Zizina otis lampa-Lesser Grass Blue
20 Zizeeria maha serica-Pale Grass Blue
21 Zizula hylax pygmaea-Pygmy Grass Blue
22 Chilades pandava pandava-Cycad Blue
23 Anthene emolus goberus-Ciliate Blue
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BIG walk at Hort Park 28.3.10

Postby plain tiger » Mon Mar 29, 2010 12:39 pm

Yesterday's BIG walk, sighted :
(Simon, Gan, Steven, Peck Chan, Wenday Han, Low Hong Sout, Colman Rupp and Lousie Burns)
Danaus chrysippus chrysippus Plain Tiger
Papilio demoleus malayanus Lime Butterfly
Delias hyparete metarete Painted Jezebel
Appias libythea olferna Striped Albatross
Catopsilia pomona pomona Lemon Emigrant
Catopsilia scylla cornelia Orange Emigrant
Eurema hecabe contubernalis Common Grass Yellow
Danaus melanippus hegesippus Black Veined Tiger, male
Pachliopta aristolochiae asteris Common Rose
Ideopsis vulgaris macrina Blue Glassy Tiger
Elymnias hypermnestra agina Common Palmfly
Junonia hedonia ida Chocolate Pansy
Junonia almana javana Peacock Pansy
Polyura hebe plautus Plain Nawab
Zizina otis lampa Lesser Grass Blue
Zizula hylax pygmaea Pygmy Grass Blue
Chilades pandava pandava Cycad Blue

The most seen must be me !! (Plain Tiger) :dance:
The star is surely Black Veined Tiger :thumbsup:
Now was the female Leopard Lacewing inside or outside the Butterfly enclosure ? :pdr:
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Re: BIG walk at Hort Park 28.3.10

Postby Colonel » Mon Mar 29, 2010 1:32 pm

Plain Tiger wrote:Now was the female Leopard Lacewing inside or outside the Butterfly enclosure ? :pdr:

Outside mah....flying across the main road when we were at the patch of flowers just after the air-con glass enclosures......BTW we are not sure what grass yellow they were...... :pdr:
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Re: 28 Mar 2010 - Butterfly Walk at Hort Park

Postby plain tiger » Mon Mar 29, 2010 11:55 pm

Nice panaromic views,,, Gan..
Ya Simon, dat's why need your input leh ...
Oh btw, participant Wendy, not Wenday Han mispelled...and forgot to incl. Simon's mum and ??sis...family outing lah !! :oops:
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Re: 28 Mar 2010 - Butterfly Walk at Hort Park

Postby plain tiger » Mon Mar 29, 2010 11:58 pm

....and Simon junior :oops: :oops:
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Re: 28 Mar 2010 - Butterfly Walk at Hort Park

Postby Colonel » Tue Mar 30, 2010 9:40 am

Plain Tiger wrote:Nice panaromic views,,, Gan..
Ya Simon, dat's why need your input leh ...
Oh btw, participant Wendy, not Wenday Han mispelled...and forgot to incl. Simon's mum and ??sis...family outing lah !! :oops:

No need lah.........
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