Lime Butterfly @ Bannerghatta

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It was a beautiful March morning and a few friends and me set out to visit the Butterfly Park at Bannerghatta, in the outskirts of Bangalore.

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Being rather early, we were able to get the butterflies before they become too active. We saw lots of Lime Butterflies (Papilio demoleus) They were busy feeding on Ixora coccinea flowers (also known as jungle geranium, flame of the woods or jungle flame).

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In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Close Up.”

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Santosh Namby

A lover of Nature who loves photography and works as a Civil Servant, Santosh Namby Chandran has been a photographer for several years. Starting with a point and shoot 35mm film camera from canon to progressing to a film SLR and then a DSLR, his photographic journey has been a long one, filled with immense learning. Trained as an Ecologist and a Civil Servant, he merges his worlds and moves seamlessly though the corridors of power as well as overgrown jungles. An avid trekker and hiker, he has a penchant for shooting butterflies and birds...

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