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At Giribettada Kere

posted Aug 23, 2013, 6:01 AM by Sharath Adavanne   [ updated Dec 28, 2014, 1:13 AM ]


Date: 01.09.2013  

Duration: 7.00 – 11.00 hr 

Weather: Clear sky & very sunny 

Participants: 35 members                  

Habitat: Tank, Rain-fed agricultural fields and Tropical deciduous thorn-scrub  


Highlight:     

  • Plants in flower -30 species; Interesting ones- DIPTERACANTHUS PATULUS,  SPATHODEA COMPANULATA, MILLINGTONIA HORTENSIS, HIBISCUS LOBATUS and CISSUS SATOSA in fruiting.
  • Bird species -67; few interesting ones- RUFOUS TREE-PIE, BONELLI’S EAGLE, & COMMON WOODSHRIKE, COMMON SANDPIPER.
  • Butterfly species -30;  Interesting ones -COMMON PALMFLY, AFRICAN MARBLED SKIPPER, DARK GRASS BLUE
  • Very few Blue Tiger and Common Crow butterflies were migrating in westerly direction.
  • COMMON GREEN VINE SNAKE Ahaetulla nasuta was sighted moving on water surface parallel to bund.

Photo Credit: BR Sheshagiri





INVITATION

     

One can listen closely to birds and insects, observe flights of birds and insects, experience the vegetation diversity. Concentrate your senses to look and feel – a bird, a butterfly, a flower, a dragonfly, and a spider, so on.  Nature walk provides exceptional opening for direct knowledge and thrilling specially for kids. Appreciate the nature’s tranquillity and refresh your spirit in wilderness.


When : 01.09.2013, Sunday

Where : Giribettada Kere and surroundings, Mysore District

Habitat:  Water body, Agricultural fields and Tropical deciduous thorn-scrub


How long : 07.00 to 11.00 AM 


Distance : 17 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 strolling / walking on dirt track
    • Carry sufficient water and snacks for individual requirement
    • Take care for mosquito bite
    • Please make your own vehicle arrangement to reach the location  
    • Road is good, but be cautious about Sand Lorries and Private buses that ply rashly on this road
    • And, silence is the essence of nature walk.

 

Assembly point : T Narasipura – Karanji Tank Road Junction at 06.30 AM  

 

For more details, please contact:

Shivaprakash A

+91-9480191661 / 0821-2461096 (7 PM to 9 PM )

adavanne@gmail.com