Sahyadri Rustic

Cupha erymanthis, the rustic, is a species of brush-footed butterfly found in forested areas of tropical South Asia and Southeast Asia. The males and females are identical.



Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Letter M

This week is Letter M – Needs to have 2 M’s anywhere in the word (mammal, monument, moment, hammer, summit)


A curious Rufous Treepie checking out the haMMer inadvertently left out in the backyard


The Blue MorMon butterfly in my backyard



MiMosa (though exactly which variety, I don’t know) at Shoreline Park, Mountain View


She gingerly felt the swelling around the cut on her lower lip. It hurt.

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: J

Linked to CFFC: Letter J – Needs to contain the Letter J and be at least 6 letters long (juggler, jackpot, bluejay, enjoying, subject, pajamas)


JUNONIA lemonias or Lemon Pansy on a tridax daisy


Raindrops on JATROPHA Integerrima


If you look closely you will see a couple of Dark-eyed JUNCOS behind the leaves. – a mamma bird feeding her young.