A pale tussock moth in Kathmandu (Observation Note)

Day 1 - June 29 | First sighting of the tussock caterpillar It all started a couple of weeks ago. I saw a funny caterpillar in my garden. Caterpillars are usually boring, munching on leaves and flowers, and eating and eating and pooping and eating and eating. This particular one was running around like crazy,… Continue reading A pale tussock moth in Kathmandu (Observation Note)

An African queen in Nepal (Observation Note)

It has been a while since I last posted. Last week just flew by while doing some projects. And I'm trying to learn some new software. It was a productive week. Ah, but that's not why I started writing this. So, I slept late last night and woke up early at six feeling very tired.… Continue reading An African queen in Nepal (Observation Note)

Arrival of cattle egrets in Kathmandu valley (Observation Note)

March 22 Evening Each year during spring, a large colony of cattle egrets migrates to an area near our home with lots of trees. There must be other spots around Kathmandu valley where several colonies of egrets visit during spring. They diligently prepare nests, hatch their young ones, raise them, and then fly away in… Continue reading Arrival of cattle egrets in Kathmandu valley (Observation Note)