Archives Wildlife Archive

This section is a collection of wildlife species I photograph, ranging from insects to mammals, organized accordingly. Each article contains the photos of the corresponding species from different places, stories behind the photos, and related information.

Plain Tiger Butterfly - Periyar

Plain Tiger Butterfly

Plain Tiger Butterfly is a very common species in Kerala, and can be seen in different topographies. These butterflies are usually spared by their enemies like birds due to their toxicity.

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Chocolate Pansy Butterfly

Chocolate Pansy Butterfly

Chocolate Pansy is a brown or chocolate colored butterfly belonging to the family Nymphalidae. They are commonly seen and are easy to photograph as they bask in the Sun sitting on low leaves and stones so often.

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Pale Billed Flowerpecker

Pale-Billed Flowerpecker

Pale-Billed Flowerpecker is small bird about the size of a sunbird and is one of the three main species of Flowerpeckers found in Kerala. The other two are Nilgiri Flowerpecker and Thick-Billed Flowerpecker. The photo was taken from my home…

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Rufous Treepie - Birds of Kerala

Rufous Treepie – Dendrocitta Vagabunda

Rufous Treepie is a common bird from the crow family Corvidae. Their distribution range include most of the India, parts of south and south-east Asia including Thailand and Cambodia. Rufous Treepie is one of the two species of treepies found…

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Malabar Grey Hornbill

Malabar Grey Hornbill is a common and resident species found in the Western Ghats. Its calls are very loud and distinctive, making it easy to identify even from a distance. These photos were taken from my home yard itself. First…

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Red Whiskered Bulbul

Red Whiskered Bulbul

This is the most common Bulbul species found here. They are very friendly to humans. They mainly feed on fruits and insects, and sometimes forage on the ground in search of food. See the below photo which was taken from…

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