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Unknown spotting

Habitat:

River bank surrounded by thick bush. Altitude about 1000m.

Notes:

This peacock was spotted yesterday laying eggs (3rd photo) by the river bank.



2 species ID suggestions

Paris Peacock
Papilio paris
Common Mormon
Papilio polytes

5 Comments

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa
DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 4 years ago

Thanks Pradeep for the ID. Now we're closer to the definite ID. This one actually is the Female Common Mormon. It's in fact, laying eggs that point of time!

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa
DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 4 years ago

Thanks pals for making it favourite!

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa
DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 4 years ago

Thanks venus!

Caleb Steindel
Caleb Steindel 4 years ago

beautiful butterfly drnamgyal!

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa
DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 4 years ago

Thanks MichaelLbeta for the ID.

Gangtok, Sikkim, India

Lat: 27.34, Long: 88.62

Spotted on May 10, 2014
Submitted on May 11, 2014

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