Butterfly Bounty

Tripoto
2nd Mar 2015

Butterflies..those colorful tiny creatures fly here and there and catches your attention instantaneously, ever wondered what if you are caught amidst hundreds of butterflies, can witness their life cycle and i mean literally witness. 

 
There is a place in the heart of Mumbai city near thane, known as Ovalekar butterfly garden, Ovalekar wadi. 
 
A private place, open for public only on Sundays from morning 8 am, entries with pre registrations @100/-per person breakfast charges additional. 
 
Visit starts with all people getting assembled in one place and are briefed by Mr Rajendra Ovala (owner) about butterflies, types,life cycle and gives a guided tour showing all stages of butterflies from eggs to adult. 
Ovalekar Butterfly Garden, Thane

Leaf like butterflies..Blue oak leaf butterfly ..very rare and can be seen here

Photo of Ovale Village by Harshal Bhagwat

Blue Oak leaf ..open

Photo of Ovale Village by Harshal Bhagwat
Photo of Ovale Village by Harshal Bhagwat

Leaf like butterflies..Blue oak leaf butterfly ..very rare and can be seen here

Photo of Ovale Village by Harshal Bhagwat

Leaf like butterflies..Blue oak leaf butterfly ..very rare and can be seen here

Photo of Ovale Village by Harshal Bhagwat

Leaf like butterflies..Blue oak leaf butterfly ..very rare and can be seen here

Photo of Ovale Village by Harshal Bhagwat
Photo of Ovale Village by Harshal Bhagwat
Photo of Ovale Village by Harshal Bhagwat

Pupa

Photo of Ovale Village by Harshal Bhagwat
Photo of Ovale Village by Harshal Bhagwat

Butterfly egg on the edge of petal

Photo of Ovale Village by Harshal Bhagwat
Photo of Ovale Village by Harshal Bhagwat
Photo of Ovale Village by Harshal Bhagwat
Photo of Ovale Village by Harshal Bhagwat
Photo of Ovale Village by Harshal Bhagwat
Photo of Ovale Village by Harshal Bhagwat
Photo of Ovale Village by Harshal Bhagwat
Photo of Ovale Village by Harshal Bhagwat
Photo of Ovale Village by Harshal Bhagwat
Photo of Ovale Village by Harshal Bhagwat
Photo of Ovale Village by Harshal Bhagwat

Caterpillar

Photo of Ovale Village by Harshal Bhagwat
Photo of Ovale Village by Harshal Bhagwat

From caterpillar to butterfly

Photo of Ovale Village by Harshal Bhagwat
Photo of Ovale Village by Harshal Bhagwat
Photo of Ovale Village by Harshal Bhagwat

Fully grown butterflies been released into the wild

Photo of Ovale Village by Harshal Bhagwat
Photo of Ovale Village by Harshal Bhagwat
Photo of Ovale Village by Harshal Bhagwat
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