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Nature Walk at Lingambudhi Kere (Lingambudhi Bird Sanctuary), Mysore city

posted May 23, 2013, 7:55 AM by Sharath Adavanne   [ updated Dec 28, 2014, 1:13 AM ]

Date: 02.06.2013 

Duration: 6.15 -10.45 hr 

Weather: Cloudy 

Participants: 26 members 

Habitat: Tank, shoreline, Wood Land and Garden 

Highlight:
  • Observed: 38 plants in flower, 31 butterfly species and 63 bird species. 
  • Fascinating flowers observed -TRIUMFETTA ROTUNDIFOLIA, PTEROSPERMUM ACERIFOLIUM, IPOMEA AQUATICA, and MORINDA PUBESCENS 
  • BLACK WINGED STILT supposed to have left for breeding ground are still present in good numbers (Over wintering, 30 nos).   Fig: Blue Tiger congregation by M Sahana                                                                                                               
  • Guest appearance act by PLUM-HEADED PARAKEETs (these are not Mysore resident birds; who knows they may by roosting in small numbers in the city centre along with ROSE-RINGED PARAKEETs) 
  • All the twelve PHEASANT-TAILED JACANAs that were present have acquired breeding plumage; so, are CATTLE EGRET, LITTLE EGRET, and POND HERON. 
  • RED-RUMPED SWALLOW & JERDON’S BUSHLARK were incubating. 
  • Congregation of BLUE TIGER & PLAIN TIGER butterflies on HELIOTROPIUM INDICUM & CROTALARIA RETUSA. Other few interesting butterflies - DARK-BLUE TIGER, PLAINS CUPID, BRIGHT BABUL BLUE & COMMON LINEBLUE

INVITATION


When : 02.06.2013, Sunday 

Where : In Lingambudhi Kere 

Habitat:  Tank surroundings, Wood Land, Garden 

How long : 06.15 to 09.00 AM 

Distance : 7 Km from Mysore Railway Station 

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 to reach the location.  
 
Assembly point : Lingambudhi Kere main entrance, as marked in map, 06.15 am
 
For more details, please contact :    Shivaprakash A
                                                            +91-9480191661 / 0821-2461096 (7 PM to 9 PM )