Monday, April 8, 2013

Dakeng Camping Grounds Part I


First time visiting Dakeng, not too sure where to start and where to find trails so we just hired a taxi driver who brought us to one of the waiting points and we hiked our way upwards.. It was quite exciting though :)

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Raptor ID welcomed
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Skink
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Bidens sp?
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ID welcomed
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ID welcomed
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Lemon Pansy (Junonia lemonias)
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Lemon Pansy (Junonia lemonias)
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Forest
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Unknown bird - too fast for my camera
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Macaranga sp?
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Oxalis sp?
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ID welcomed
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Lemon Pansy (Junonia lemonias)
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Common Bluebottle (Graphium sarpedon luctatius)
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Common Bluebottle (Graphium sarpedon luctatius)
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Bidens flowers
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Unknown wild flowers
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Id welcomed
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ID welcomed
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ID welcomed
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ID welcomed
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Aroid fruit
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ID welcomed
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ID welcomed
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Macaranga sp
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Macaranga sp
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Macaranga sp
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ID welcomed
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ID welcomed
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Lantana camara
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Beautiful forest
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Awesome scenery!
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ID welcomed
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ID welcomed
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ID welcomed
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Common Map (Cyrestis thyodamas
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ID welcomed - some kind of Palmfly butterfly
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Sailor butterfly
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After walking for an hour or so, we found a landmark telling us we are in Dakeng Camping grounds
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ID welcomed
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ID welcomed
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ID welcomed
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Trails ahead
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Rubus sp?
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ID welcomed
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ID welcomed
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Oxalis sp
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ID welcomed
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Telling you the direction downhill
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Taiwan barbet (Megalaima nuchalis) - my first time!!!!

Stay tuned :)

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