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Nature Walk at Kesare / Kamana Kere

posted Jul 6, 2014, 9:42 PM by Sharath Adavanne   [ updated Dec 28, 2014, 1:09 AM ]
Date: 20/07/2014, Sunday 
Habitat:  Canal fed tank and agriculture fields 
Duration: Three Hours (7.00 to 10.00 AM) 
Highlight:   This part of Mysore outskirts (east) is still dry compared to the western part. Extensive fishing with three coracles.  Participants (28) observed 24 butterfly & 69 birds species.  Few interesting ones
  • Birds – YELLOW-BITTERN, PIED CUCKOO, CRESTED SERPENT EAGLE; Breeding birds- GREAT TIT (CINEROUS TIT), PADDYFIELD PIPIT, SILVERBILL(WHITE-THROATED MUNIA), BLACK-HEADED MUNIA (TRICOLORED MUNIS)
  • Butterflies – Caterpillars of ZEEBRA BLUE on PLUMBAGO ZEYLANICA & PLAIN TIGER on CALOTROPIS GIGANTEA plants. And adults - COMMON LEOPARD, BUSH HOPPER, COMMON WANDERs showed up.
  • Plants – LUDWIGIA OCTOWALVIS, CORDIA DOCHOTOMA, MIKANIA MICRANTHUS, TRICHODESMA INDICUM(FL), MORINDA TOMENTOSA (FL &FR), STREBLUS ASPER, IPOMEA OBSCURA (FL), etc.,
  • Sadananda KB guided the nature walk after a gap of 7 months.  
  • Plants identification credit: KB Sadananda & K. Sampath Kumar K.
  • View today’s checklist online                                            Pic: Oriental Garden Lizard Calotes versicolor
        




INVITATION


When : 20.07.2014, Sunday 

Where : Kesare Doddakere / Kamana Kere, Mysore city outskirts 

Habitat :  Lake and agriculture fields. 
                 
How long : 3 Hours (7.00 to 10.00 AM)  

Distance : 10 Km from Mysore Railway Station ( Route Map attached) 

Charges/Fee : None
 
Instructions :
1. Program is open to all
2. Carry sufficient water and snacks for individual requirement 
3. Please make your own vehicle arrangement. Two/Four wheeler pooling is preferred.