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Nature walk at Lingambudhi kere

posted Apr 21, 2015, 7:39 AM by Sharath Adavanne   [ updated May 4, 2015, 7:24 AM ]
Date: 03/5/2015, Sunday 
Habitat:   Plantations and woodland                  
Duration:  7.00 to 10 AM 
  • 75+ Participants observed  70+  Tree species in three groups (lead by P Guruprasad , K Dinesh Kumar & A Shivaprakash; assisted by Dr. Manohar, Girija T, Tanuja DH, & Sahana M ).  ARIVU trust co-ordinated the program. Few interesting sightings -
    • Remembered late KB Sadananda, who is instrumental in spreading botany knowledge to many Mysoreans. Dr. Sampathkumar provided the list of Trees found in the Lingambudhi kere. Copies of the list provided to participants. (courtesy: ARIVU trust) 
    • Trees in Flower – Ehretia pubescens, Peltophorum pterocarpum, Pterospermum acerifolium, Cassia javanica, Crataeva magna, Albizia odoratisssima, Jacaranda mimosifolia, Kigelia africana, Mimusops elengi, Peltophorum pterocarpum, Santalum album, Plumeria alba, Plumeria rubra.  
    • Butterflies (just 16 species) – Common Jezbel, Tawny Coster, Common Leopard, Blue Tiger, Common Emigrant, Peablue,  Common Mormon, ComCommon Line Blue, Common Banded Awl,
    • Bird –calls of Pied-crested Cuckoo
                                                                                    Pic: Cassia javanica

When : 03.05.2015, Sunday
Where : Lingambudhi Kere, Mysore City
Habitat:  Plantations and Woodland 
How long : 07.00 to 10.00 AM 
Distance : 7 Km from Mysore Railway Station 
Note & Tips:
  • Nature Walk is free
  • Program is open to all, people of any age or experience level are welcome to take part
  • Field trip involves four hour strolling / walking on dirt track
  • Carry sufficient water and snacks for individual requirement
  • Please make your own vehicle arrangement to reach the location  
  • And, silence is the essence of nature walk.
Assembly point : Lingambudhi Kere Main entrance at 06.50 AM  
For more details, please contact:    Shivaprakash A
+91-9480191661 (7 PM to 9 PM )