Nature Walks in Mysore

 
 
Next Nature Walk in Mysore: Next nature walk is arranged in Mysore City limit. Details are here;
http://www.mysorenature.org/nature-walks/naturewalkatkukkarahallikere
 
Next Nature Walk in Mysore:  Nature Walk at Subbarayana / Subedar kere and
surroundings, Mysore District
When : 06.01.2013, Sunday
Where : Subbarayana / Subedar kere and surroundings, Mysore District
Habitat: Rain-fed /Canal fed Tank and Farmland
How long : 3 Hours (07.00 to 10.00 AM)

Distance :7 Km from Ring road - HD Kote Road junction
Charges/Fee : None

Instructions :
1. Program is open to all
2. Please make your own vehicle arrangement
3. Carry sufficient water and snacks for individual requirement 
4. Road is good upto Chaitravana. Thereon, after left turn reasonably motorable.

Assembly point : Ring road - HD Kote Road junction at 06.30 AM (just after Srirampura Gram Panchayat Office on HD Kote Road) 
             For map refer,
             http://www.mysorenature.org/nature-walks/naturewalkatsubbarayanasubedarkere


Next nature walk in Mysore:  Nature Walk at Ranganathittu and surroundings, Mysore District
When : 03.03.2013, Sunday
Where : Surroundings ofRanganathittu, Mandya District
Habitat: Irrigated fields, orchards, and Riverine
How long : 4 Hours (07.00 to 11.00 AM)

Distance :14 Km from Mysore
Charges/Fee : None

Instructions :
1. Program
is open to all
2. Carry sufficient water and snacks for individual requirement
3. Please make your own vehicle arrangement to reach the location. 
4. Probably we may not enter Ranganathittu if time is spent surrounding the bird sanctuary. If activity is dull we may enter the sanctuary.

Assembly point :
Ranganatittu entrance arch on Palahalli-Srirangapattana road, 07.00 am

Contact :
Shivaprakash A
+91-9480191661
/ 0821-2461096 (7 PM to 9 PM )
adavanne@gmail.com For map and location details visit
http://www.mysorenature.org/nature-walks/ranganathittu
 
Next Nature Walk at Lingambudhi Kere
(Lingambudhi Bird Sanctuary), Mysore city
When : 02.06.2013, Sunday
Where : In Lingambudhi Kere
Habitat: Tank surroundings, Wood Land, Garden
How long : 06.15 to 09.00 AM
Distance :7 Km from Mysore Railway Station
Charges/Fee: None

Instructions :
1. Program is open to all
2. Carry sufficient water and snacks for individual requirement
3. Please make your own vehicle arrangement to reach the location.

Assembly point :
Lingambudhi Kere main entrance, as marked in map, 06.15 am
For details please refer,
http://www.mysorenature.org/nature-walks/lingambudhi
 
Brief
account on Nature Walk at Lingambudhi Bird Sanctuary, Mysore city
Date: 02.06.2013 
Duration: 6.15-10.45 hr
Weather: Cloudy
Participants: 26 members
Habitat: Tank, shoreline, Wood Land and Garden 

Highlight:      

* Observed 38 plants in flower, 31 butterfly species and 63 bird species.

* Fascinating flowers observed -TRIUMFETTA ROTUNDIFOLIA, PTEROSPERMUM ACERIFOLIUM, IPOMEA AQUATICA, and MORINDA PUBESCENS

* BLACK WINGED STILT supposed to have left for breeding ground are still present in good numbers (Over wintering, 30 nos).

* Guest appearance act by PLUM-HEADED PARAKEETs (these are not Mysore resident birds; who knows they may by roosting in small numbers in the city centre along with ROSE-RINGED PARAKEETs)

* All the twelve PHEASANT-TAILED JACANAs that were present have acquired breeding plumage; so, are CATTLE EGRET, LITTLE EGRET, and POND HERON.

* RED-RUMPED SWALLOW & JERDON’S BUSHLARK were incubating.

* Congregation of BLUE TIGER & PLAIN TIGER butterflies on HELIOTROPIUM INDICUM & CROTALARIA RETUSA. Other few interesting butterflies - DARK-BLUE TIGER, PLAINS CUPID, BRIGHT BABUL BLUE & COMMON LINEBLUE
For a snap or two, browse through,
http://www.mysorenature.org/nature-walks/lingambudhi
 
 
 
 
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