Sunday, October 18, 2015

Visit to Owlekar Wadi 2015-10-18

October, November is said to be the best time to see lot of butterflies around mumbai.

So we decided to make a visit to Ovalekar wadi a open air butterfly garden near Owla village on Ghodbander road, Thane.

Rajendra Ovalekar himself has taken lot of pains growing butterfly nectar and food plants from 1991 and now it is a home to 132 species of butterflies and many other insects & birds.

For more details on Ovalekar Wadi please visit

Common Evening brown

Common Silverline

Common Barron

Common baron with Proboscis rolled up

Common baron with Proboscis elongated

Common baron with Proboscis elongated

Signature Spider

Common bushbrown

Mostly moth caterpillar?

Red pierrot on lantana

swift or awl
Robber Fly

Crimson Rose caterpillar

Moth Caterpillar



Ants feeding on secretion from common lime caterpillar

Crab Spider

Stripped Tiger Caterpillar going into pupa


Stripped Tiger laying egg on Rui plant

Common Baron

Black Rajah

Gunj or Crabs eye

Stripped Tiger

Tawny Coster

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