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Brief Report on a Trip to Wu Kau Tang
P. C. LEE
Vor and I decided to go to Wu Kau Tang on the 13th of
The weather was fine but a bit cold, the temperature
from 15 to 22 degrees C.
We started late at about
after my work.
We entered Tin Sum and immediately saw a small Lycaenidae. We
knew it was
something not common.
After checking the digital camera image we confirmed that it was
worn Creon cleobis. We could not get any good pictures because
high on the tree tops. We started to walk towards A Ma Wat where we
saw a male Hasora badra (Hesperiidae) which was
but still in good shape. It was quite close so we had the
take many shots. Then we went to Mui Tsz Lam by-passing Lai Chi Wo.
chanced upon another
Creon cleobis which was in perfect condition and at close
This time we were able to get some good photos. We then turned to Sam A
and on our way, we saw a female Hasora badra which was
also in very
good condition. Naturally, a lot of photos were taken. The sun was
after 3:30pm and and there was nothing else but a Riodinid flying at
to get back to the car park at dusk. There were very few
during the trip.
|Creon cleobis - male (Lycaenidae)|
|Hasora badra (Hesperiidae)|
Another Creon was photographed a week later in Kau To Shan.