Yesterday we had a couple of unexpected visitors – a pair of bats.
They looked quite big. I don’t know what kind of bat they are.
Last year we had a single, smaller visitor.
Bats in Phimai.
A selection of photographs of dragonflies I have seen in Phimai district.
2. Yellow-striped flutterer (Rhyothemis phyllis)
5. Pied paddy skimmer (Neurothemis tullia)
6. Green marsh hawk (Orthetrum sabina sabina)
Here are some photographs I’ve taken of butterflies in Phimai.
A female Great Eggfly
Peacock Pansy (Junonia Almana)
Peacock Pansy (showing wet season form underside)
Blue tiger (Tirumala limniace)
Lime butterfly (Papilio demoleus malayanus – ผีเสื้อหนอนมะนาว)
Gaudy Baron (Euthalia lubentina – ผีเสื้อบารอนเขียวแดงธรรมดา)
Gaudy Baron (underside)
Striped Albatross (Appias olferna – ผีเสื้อหนอนใบกุ่มเส้นดำ)
Common Pierrot (Castalius rosimon rosimon – ผีเสื้อหนอนพุทราธรรมดา)
And finally a moth
Great owl moth (Erebus macrops – ผีเสื้อมอธตานกฮูก)
I will add more photographs of butterflies and moths in Phimai when I can.
Here is a selection of photographs I have taken of birds in Phimai district. Some of them were in Phimai town and others outside the town in more rural areas.