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Common Rose

The Common Rose (Atrophaneura aristolochiae) is a swallowtail butterfly. It is a common butterfly which is extensively distributed across South and South East Asia.

Common Mormon (Papilio polytes romulus) - male

Dark Blue Tiger

The Dark Blue Tiger (Tirumala septentrionis) is a Danaid butterfly found in South and Southeast Asia.

Papilio demoleus

Beautiful Lime Butterfly...

Ixias marianne

Ixias marianne, commonly known as the white orange tip, is a small butterfly of the family Pieridae, (the yellows and whites) found in India and Sri Lanka.

Euploea core

Striped Tiger

Danaus genutia

Clipper

The Clipper (Parthenos sylvia) is a species of nymphalid butterfly found in South and South-East Asia found mostly in forested areas.

Southern Birdwing

The Southern Birdwing (Troides minos) is a large and striking Swallowtail butterfly endemic to Peninsular India.

Red Pierrot

The Red Pierrot (Talicada nyseus) is a small but striking butterfly found in South Asia and South-East Asia belonging to the Lycaenids or Blues family.

Common Pierrot

The Common Pierrot (Castalius rosimon) is a small butterfly found in India that belongs to the Lycaenids or Blues family.

Blue Mormon

Tailed Jay

The Tailed Jay (Graphium agamemnon) is a predominantly green and black tropical butterfly that belongs to the swallowtail family. The butterfly is also called Green-spotted Triangle, Tailed Green Jay, or the Green Triangle.

Silverstreak Blue

This is a Silverstreak Blue (Iraota timoleon) butterfly.....having a wingspan of 40 -48 mm, chocloate brown with wings richly marked with silver spots and lines.

Common Crow 2

Common Crow (Euploea core) butterfly photographed at Bangalore.

Idea leuconoe

Large Tree Nymph butterfly (Idea leuconoe)

Papilio demoleus

The Papilio demoleus or Lime butterfly is a beautiful butterfly which is widespread in Bangalore.

Panthera tigris

Panthera tigris, the Tiger is a package of pure grace and power... seen here at Bannerghatta National Park near Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Snailed....

Snails and pealing paint :-)

Cotton pod

Macro of a cotton pod....

Senescence

A photograph of ageing leaves photographed in evening light...

Robber Fly

Insects in the Diptera family Asilidae are commonly called robber flies.

Tree @ Delhi Zoo

Pantala flavescens

Pantala flavescens or the Wandering Glider is a dragonfly found in India

Ischnura forcipata

Senegal Golden Dartlet (Ischnura forcipata) Damselfly

Iridescent Lily

A beautiful lily captured at Lalbagh, Bangalore

Aranthera James Storie Red Orchid

Pink Cosmos

A beautiful Cosmos flower.

Strawflower

Xerochrysum bracteatum, commonly known as the Golden Everlasting, is a flowering plant in the family Asteraceae native to Australia. This photograph was taken at Nehru Park, New Delhi

Butterfly Pea

A photograph taken at Lodhi Garden

Odontoglossum crispum

Odontoglossum crispum (Curled Odontoglossum) is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Odontoglossum. It is considered by many to be the most beautiful orchid of all but is also one of the most difficult to grow.

Pink Rose

Pink Rose at Lodhi Garden, New Delhi

Strelitzia reginae

Strelitzia reginae or Birds of Paradise is a beautiful flower. Photographed at Bannerghatta, Bangalore

Purple & White Dendrobium Orchid

Papaver rhoeas

A beautiful poppy flower, photographed at Ibharam Lodhi's Tomb at Delhi

Purple - pollen

A macro of a purple flower, Purana Qila, Delhi

Calendula officinalis

Calendula officinalis or Pot Marigold, photographed at Lodhi Garden, New Delhi

Light Pink Vanda Coerulea Orchid

Haloed flowers

Merops orientalis

Merops orientalis or the Green Bee Eater is a bird commonly found in India. As the name suggests, it eats bees and insects and is usually found perched on trees or wires.

Blue & Yellow Macaw

Blue-and-yellow Macaw (Ara ararauna) photographed at Singapore

Spot-billed Duck

Spot-billed Duck (Anas poecilorhyncha) photographed at the Deer Park, New Delhi

Bay-backed Shrike

Bay-backed Shrike (Lanius vittatus)

Spotted Owlet

Spotted Owlet (Athene brama) photographed while sitting on a Ficus benghalensis (Banyan) tree near Sarjapura.

Grey Heron

Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea) photographed at Hebbal Lake, Bangalore

Indian Bush Lark

The Indian Bush Lark (Mirafra erythroptera), also called Red-winged Bushlark is a species of bushlark found in South Asia mainly in India.

Red-wattled Lapwing

The Red-wattled Lapwing (Vanellus indicus) is a lapwing or large plover, a wader in the family Charadriidae. It has characteristic loud alarm calls which are variously rendered as did he do it or pity to do it leading to colloquial names like the did-he-do-it bird. Usually seen in pairs or small groups not far from water

Black Drongo

Black Drongo (Dicrurus macrocercus) photographed at the Deer Park, New Delhi

Spot-billed Pelican

Spot-billed Pelican or Grey Pelican (Pelecanus philippensis)

Golden goose....

golden sunlight and a swan drying its wings....

Bay-backed Shrike - Lanius vittatus

Bay-backed Shrike - Lanius vittatus

Jama Masjid

The Masjid-i Jahān-Numā, (the 'World-reflecting Mosque'), commonly known as the Jama Masjid of Delhi, is the principal mosque of Old Delhi in India. Commissioned by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, builder of the Taj Mahal,in the year 1644 AD and completed in the year 1658 AD, it is the largest and best-known mosque in India.

Spirals

A classic spiral staircase backlit with later afternoon light. Christchurch, New Zealand.

Arched

Beautiful sunburnt arches giving a classical and imperial look at the Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy, Dehradun.

Radha Krishna

Radha Krishnc at the ISKCON Temple, Vrindavan, India

Splash

RC Car Racing

Rodhika

Dancer 1

Dancer 2

Suchitra

Dolly

Sakshi

Part of a portfolio shoot of a friend....