Growing up, I’ve seen a lot of these everywhere. I used to call it as “buntot ng pusa” (Filipino term for cat’s tail) then I learned that it is another plant that bears that name. This particular one is referred … Continue reading
Another beautiful moth I found in our backyard: Army Green Moth or the Oleander Hawk-moth. Also known as Daphis Nerii.
Since I have paid tribute here to fallen dry leaves and withered flowers, it is but apt that I also recognize the demise of one of my favorite macro subjects – the insects. Except for the praying mantis, I shot … Continue reading
Haven’t posted for quite a long while, felt bad about that. Good thing I found these bunch of baby grasshoppers in our garden two Sunday mornings ago – and I just have to share them.
Pollens wouldn’t be the same without those flying insects. They play a big role in the reproduction system of the flowers/plants, especially the bees. That’s why, I think, an insect definitely completes the picture a flower. Last week I signed … Continue reading
This butterfly (an Orange Sulphur, I think) seems to be hiding. It even chose a flower of its same color to go unnoticed… but not with my keen eyes.
There is so much we don’t know with everything around us… so many things we didn’t see and have taken for granted. And I am grateful I have a camera to see some of these things, capture them and sometimes … Continue reading
Flesh fly of the family Sarcophagidae are similar in appearance to the house fly but are characterized by blackish stripes on the gray thorax. The abdomen has a light and dark gray checkerboard pattern and is often red at the … Continue reading
I saw this damselfly late morning the other day, I think it’s a Rambur’s Forktail. It caught a fly and was devouring it heartily; so busy eating it didn’t mind if I got closer. This made me wonder how the … Continue reading
Being a tropical plant in a tropical country, we got plenty of these in our garden – it’s really easy to grow. It would still be okay even if you forgot to water it for a couple of days. We … Continue reading