Butterflies and moths in Phimai

Here are some photographs I’ve taken of butterflies in Phimai.

Common Birdwing butterfly Phimai ThailandCommon Birdwing (Troides Helena Cerberus)

Tawny Coster butterfly Phimai ThailandTawny Coster (Acraea violae)

Plain Tiger butterfly Phimai Thailand Plain Tiger (Danaus chrysippus)

Common Tiger butterfly Phimai ThailandCommon Tiger (Danaus genutia)

Bluemoon-Great Eggfly butterfly Phiami ThailandThe Great Eggfly or Bluemoon butterfly (Hypolimnas bolina)

Bluemoon butterfly Phimai

A female Great Eggfly

Oriental Grey Pansy Phimai ThailandOriental Grey Pansy (Junonia Atlites)

Lemon Pansy (Junonia Lemonias) Phimai ThailandLemon Pansy (Junonia Lemonias)

Lacewing butterfly in Phimai ThailandA Leopard Lacewing (Cethosia cyane) I think

Tirumala Pimai

Blue tiger (Tirumala limniace)

Pimai butterfly

I don’t know what species of butterfly this is.

Neptis hylas Pimai

Common sailor (Neptis hylas)

Tree yellow butterfly Phmai ThailandA Tree Yellow butterfly (Gandaca harina) ?

And finally a moth

Erebus macrops in Pimai

Great owl moth (Erebus macrops)

I will add more photographs of butterflies and moths in Phimai when I can.

The Phimai circuit 2016

The Phimai circuit is a series of  three 5km road running races in Phimai town.  The races are held two months apart. The dates for this year’s Phimai circuit road races are below.

Saturday 28 May 2016

Saturday 30 July 2016

Saturday 24 September 2016

Phimai 5km road running circuit 2016

Racing is scheduled to start at 6am from in front of Phimai Hospital.

Phimai hospital - 5km run start-finish line

Location map of Phimai Hospital.

Volleyball – the Phimai Cup 2016

This weekend sees the start of the annual Phimai Cup volleyball competition in Phimai town, organised by the local government (tetsaban tambon Phimai).  The volleyball court is set up in the town centre at laan promatat, the area of land beside the town clock.

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There are different categories in the competition:

  • Primary school boys and primary school girls
  • Local male teams and local female teams
  • Open male teams and open female teams

The matches are scheduled to start at 5pm and finish around 9pm. According to the advertising sign above, the competition takes place over 11 days, from 19 to 30 March. However, information from the local authority has the last day as Sunday 27 of March.

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Location map for the Phimai Cup volleyball competition.

Phimai cup volleyball 2016

Action from the Phimai Cup volleyball competition – men above, girls below.

Phimai cup volleyball 2016

The new court building in Phimai

A new court building has been built at the bypass junction of Phimai town.

Phimai court - new building

The new court building is very much bigger than the old court building, which was near the Phimai Inn and the Electricity authority (PEA) building.

Phimai court sign

Next to the main court building is a new building for the office of the public prosecutor.

Phimai public proecutor office

Office of the State Attorney/Public Prosecutor in Phimai

Phimai prosecutor sign

Court = ศาล (saan)

Public Prosecutor = อัยการ (oy gaan)

Phimai map showing loction of new court building

Map showing the location of the new court building in Phimai town.