Nature walk in Chamundi Vana, Chamundi Foot Hills

Post date: Jun 7, 2015 3:51:45 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 )