Photographed at my farm at Shahapur over the weekend. The black-coloured egg of the Tawny Coster was perfectly camouflaged on the dry capsule of Common Mallow [Thespesia lampas, syn. Azanza lampas]. Presumably the caterpillar will feed on the fresh new leaves that will sprout with the onset of the monsoons.
Sending a few photographs - the last one was taken by my friend Jayesh Timbadia.
My apologies. Forgot to mention the title ' Tawny Coster laying an egg on Common Mallow"
--- On Wed, 6/8/11, Neil Soares <drneil...@yahoo.com> wrote:
how far were you, or was the mother so intent that your lens etc did
not frighten her enough to fly away...
I love this series...
On Jun 8, 8:29 am, Neil Soares <drneilsoa...@yahoo.com> wrote:
> My apologies. Forgot to mention the title ' Tawny Coster laying an egg on Common Mallow"
> Neil Soares.
> --- On Wed, 6/8/11, Neil Soares <drneilsoa...@yahoo.com> wrote:
Thanks. This was photographed using the full - zoom as taught to me by my friend Jayesh Timbadia who is professional photographer. This helps the subject stand out [while adequately blurring the background] and at the same time not disturbing the subject.
--- On Wed, 6/8/11, Ushadi micromini <micromi...@gmail.com> wrote: