Arunachal Pradesh, Assam & Nagaland, October 2014

Updated 26 November 2014

Bhutanitis lidderdalei
Bhutanitis lidderdalei

Bhutan Glory, Khonoma, Nagaland. This was the only individual seen on the trip, a tired specimen photographed some 4 metres high on wild buddleia

Meandrusa sciron
Meandrusa sciron

Brown Gorgon, Mishmi Hills, Arunachal Pradesh. Another singleton that just 'dropped in' for a short while to take some minerals

Lamproptera curius
Lamproptera curius

White Dragontail, Mishmi Hills, Arunachal Pradesh, flight resembles dragonfly's

Lamproptera curius
Lamproptera curius

White Dragontail, Mishmi Hills

Lamproptera curius
Lamproptera curius

White Dragontail, Mishmi Hills

Papilio helenus
Papilio helenus

Red Helen, Mishmi Hills

Papilio memnon
Papilio memnon

Great Mormon, male, Mishmi Hills

Papilio protenor
Papilio protenor

Spangle, Namdapha National Park, Arunachal Pradesh

Papilio alcmenor
Papilio alcmenor

Redbreast, Namdapha, feasting on the remains of a large raptor

Papilio bootes
Papilio bootes

Tailed Redbreast, Mishmi Hills, soaking up the morning sun

Papilio paris
Papilio paris

Paris Peacock, Namdapha

Atrophaneura polyeuctes
Atrophaneura polyeuctes

Common Windmill, Namdapha, enjoying a raptor breakfast

Eurema blanda
Eurema blanda

Three Spot Grass Yellow, Wet Season Form, Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary, near Jorhat, Assam

Eurema blanda
Eurema blanda

Three Spot Grass Yellow, Dry Season Form, Kaziranga National Park, Assam

Eurema hecabe
Eurema hecabe

Common Grass Yellow, Mishmi Hills, Arunachal Pradesh

Gandaca harina
Gandaca harina

Tree Yellow, Mishmi Hills, Arunachal Pradesh

Dercas lycorias
Dercas lycorias

Plain Sulphur, Khonoma, Nagaland

Catopsilia pomona
Catopsilia pomona

Common Emigrant, mating pair, Kaziranga National Park, Assam

Ixias pyrene
Ixias pyrene

Yellow Orange-tip, female, Namdapha, Arunachal Pradesh

Ixias pyrene
Ixias pyrene

Yellow Orange-tip, male?, Kaziranga, Assam

Appias lalage
Appias lalage

Spot Puffin, Khonoma, Nagaland

Cepora nadina
Cepora nadina

Lesser Gull, Namdapha, Arunachal Pradesh

Prioneris thestylis
Prioneris thestylis

Spotted Sawtooth, Namdapha, Arunachal Pradesh

Delias belladonna
Delias belladonna

Hill Jezebel, Khonoma, Nagaland

Delias belladonna
Delias belladonna

Hill Jezebel, Khonoma, Nagaland

Delias pasithoe
Delias pasithoe

Red-base Jezebel, Namdapha, Arunachal Pradesh, photo taken into the sun

Delias descombesi
Delias descombesi

Red-spot Jezebel, Kaziranga, Assam, photo taken at long distance

Delias descombesi
Delias descombesi

Red-spot Jezebel, female, Kaziranga, Assam (notice flower stamen similarity to the 'red spot')

Leptosia nina
Leptosia nina

Psyche, Namdapha, Arunachal Pradesh

Curetis acuta
Curetis acuta

Angled Sunbeam, Mishmi Hills, Arunachal Pradesh

Curetis acuta
Curetis acuta

Angled Sunbeam, Mishmi Hills

Arhopala pseudocentaurus
Arhopala pseudocentaurus

Western Centaur Oakblue, Namdapha

Loxura atymnus
Loxura atymnus

Yamfly, Khonoma, Nagaland

Hypolycaena erylus
Hypolycaena erylus

Common Tit, Kaziranga, Assam

Hypolycaena erylus
Hypolycaena erylus

Common Tit, Kaziranga, Assam

Zeltus amasa
Zeltus amasa

Fluffy Tit, Mishmi Hills, Arunachal Pradesh

Zeltus amasa
Zeltus amasa

Fluffy Tit, Mishmi Hills

Spindasis lohita
Spindasis lohita

Long-banded Silverline, Namdapha

Heliophorus brahma
Heliophorus brahma

Golden Sapphire, Khonoma, Nagaland

Heliophorus brahma
Heliophorus brahma

Golden Sapphire, Khonoma

Heliophorus kohimensis
Heliophorus kohimensis

Naga Sapphire, Khonoma, Nagaland

Heliophorus kohimensis
Heliophorus kohimensis

Naga sapphire, Khonoma, Nagaland

Heliophorus kohimensis
Heliophorus kohimensis

Naga Sapphire, Khonoma

Heliophorus epicles
Heliophorus epicles

Purple Sapphire, Namdapha, Arunachal Pradesh

Heliophorus tamu
Heliophorus tamu

Powdery Green Sapphire, Khonoma

Heliophorus moorei
Heliophorus moorei

Azure Sapphire, Khonoma

Heliophorus moorei
Heliophorus moorei

Azure Sapphire, Khonoma

Anthene emolus
Anthene emolus

Common Ciliate Blue, Namdapha

Caleta elna
Caleta elna

Elbowed Pierrot, Gibbon Reserve, Jorhat, Assam

Caleta elna
Caleta elna

Elbowed Pierrot, Namdapha, Arunachal Pradesh