A global community of nature enthusiasts
photographing and learning about wildlife
Overall background is light green, with double shade orange wavy lines and orange brush smudges, with each side deep blue three curved short strokes and peripheral incomplete straight pen strokes. Wingspan: 55 mm.
Wall of a monastery surrounded by forests. Altitude about 3,100 m.
I spotted this very beautiful looking moth this morning at a popular Buddhist Chapel (Enchey Monastery), 3.00 km away from Gangtok. I was struck by the intricate patterns on its wings, almost like those on the walls of the monastery!
Spotted on Nov 2, 2014
Submitted on Nov 2, 2014
and 41 other people favorited this spotting