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Nature walk in Chamundi Vana, Chamundi Foot Hills

posted Jun 6, 2015, 8:51 PM by Sharath Adavanne   [ updated Jun 23, 2015, 2:49 AM ]
Date: 14/6/2015, Sunday 
Habitat:   Scrub, and plantations of local species  
Duration:  7.00 to 10 AM 
Highlight: 25+ Participants observed  46 bird, 36 butterfly  and few flowering  plant species (guided by Suresh VP, Sheshgiri BR, Tanuja DH, Girija T & Sahana M).  
  • Few interesting sightings -
    • Plants in flowering – Largestroemia flosreginae, Pterolobium hexapetalum, Passiflora foetida, Argyreia nervosa, Stachytarpheta jamaicensis and S. mutabilis  
    • Butterflies–Southern Birdwing, Common Leopard, Blue Tiger, Double branded Crow, Lime Blue, Dark Grass Blue, Indian Skipper
    • Birds –Gray-bellied Cuckoo & Jungle Prinia were making incessant calls throughout; beautiful Yellow-eyed Babbler & Red Avadavat  showed up.                                               Fig: Largestroemia flosreginae

When : 14.06.2015, Sunday 
Where : Chamundi Vana, Chamundi Foot hills, Mysuru City 
Habitat:  Scrub & Woodland 
How long : 07.00 to 10.00 AM  
Distance : 6.5 Km from Mysore Railway Station 
Assembly Point: At arch of Chamundi hill entrance (near Thavare Katte) by 6.45 am.  
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 three hour strolling / walking 
  • 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.
For more details: 
Shivaprakash A
+91-9480191661 (7 PM to 9 PM )