Poor Little Girl

Poor Little Girl

Clover Hay-worm Moth

The Clover Hay-worm Moth (Hypsopygia costalis) also  know as Gold Triangle is a species of moth of the family Pyralidae. It's a small moth with a wingspan of about 16–23 mm. It is known as gold triangle because of its golden color and one of the resting postures, which resembles triangle.

Clover Hay-worm Moth or Gold Triangle (Hypsopygia costalis)

White Rhinoceros

White Rhinoceros (Ceratotherium Simum) is a herbivorous mammals of the family Rhinocerotidae. White Rhinoceros live singly or in small herds in the African savannah. There was once less than fifty white rhinos left in the world. However due to adequate protection measures they are now in thousands. They basically feed on grasses. They have an average lifespan of about 40-50 years. Their average weight rang from 1,800-2,700 kg. Their gestation period consist from 16-18 months. They are hunted illegally for their horns, which are used to make medicine, ornaments and dagger handles.

White Rhinoceros (Ceratotherium Simum)

Black Mulberry-Morus nigra

The Black mulberry (Morus nigrais) is a species of flowering plant in the family Moraceae (mulberry family), tribe Moreae. It is a common tree grown in the plain areas of KPK. It's basically grown for shade and wood, which is mainly used in sports goods industry in Pakistan. The dark purple colored fruit is though edible, but is rarely eaten by the local people. The fruit and the root are used to cure many throat related ailments.

Black Mulberry Fruit

Common Four Ring Butterfly

The Common Four Ring (Ypthima huebneri) is a species of Satyrinae (Browns) butterfly in the family Nymphalidae found in Pakistan. They have a wingspan of about 30-35mm. They are weak flier and generally fly close to the ground. Because of their dull brown color, I always ignored to photograph them.

Common Four Ring Butterfly (Ypthima huebneri)
Common Four Ring Butterfly Mating Pair

Pottery Water Cooler


Pottery Water Cooler

Pehur Hydropower Project Spillway

The 18 MW Pehur Hydropower Project has been constructed by Sarhad Hydel Development organization. The construction work on the project was started in June-2006 and completed in 3 years. Pehur Hydropower Project Spillway is know as Abshar (Waterfall) by the local people. In summer a lot of people visit the site daily to enjoy the cool breeze produced by the spillway.

Pehur/Gadoon Hydropower Project Spillway

Indian Fritillary-Argynnis hyperbius

The Indian Fritillary (Argynnis hyperbius) is butterfly of the Nymphalid or brush-footed butterfly family. It has a wingspan of about 85 mm. It is found in the northern areas of Pakistan and migrate to plain areas in the early winter.

Indian Fritillary-Argynnis hyperbius (Female)
Indian Fritillary-Argynnis hyperbius (Male)

Eid ul Adha 2011

Today (November 7, 2011) we are celebrating Eid-ul-Adha (Festival of Sacrifice or Greater Eid) here in Pakistan. Below are some pictures relating to Eid-ul-Adha.

Eid ul Adha in Pictures

Fruit Vendor

Fruit Vendor

Petunia Flowers

Petunia is a widely cultivated genus of flowering plants in the family Solanaceae, subfamily Petunioideae.

Petunia Flowers Pictures
Petunia Flowers Picture
Pink+Red Petunia Flowers
Petunia Flowers Picture
White Petunia Flowers
Petunia Flowers Picture
White Petunia Flower
Petunia Flowers Picture
Pink Petunia Flower
Petunia Flowers Picture
White-pink Petunia Flower

Velvet-spotted Blue Butterfly

The Velvet-spotted Blue (Azanus ubaldus) is a small butterfly belongs to the family Lycaenids (Blues family) found in Asia and Africa. It's also know as Bright Babul Blue or Desert Babul Blue.

Velvet-spotted Blue Butterfly
Velvet-spotted Blue Mating Pair