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The musk deer and its plightThe National Flower of Bhutan, Meconopsis gakyidianaCorybas himalaicus

The musk deer and its plight

Musk deer in Bhutan

On my recent trek through the alpine regions high above Thimphu and Paro, I came across this lovely female musk deer, and i have managed to capture a few shots before it disappeared into the thicket of rhododendrons.
 The musk deer live high up...

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The National Flower of Bhutan, Meconopsis gakyidiana

Meconopsis gakyidiana

The National Flower of Bhutan, Meconopsis gakyidiana which was earlier  known as Meconopsis grandis subsp. orientalis or blue poppy has been now discovered as new species to science. 

The national flower has been renamed as Meconopsis gakyidiana from Meconopsis grandis before. The blue poppy now has been...

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Corybas himalaicus

Corybas himalaicus, a species rare and so beautiful, originally endemic to the Himalayas, is one of the smallest orchids. In Bhutan, it can be seen growing in the coniferous forests at an elevation of around 3200 meters.

[caption id="attachment_1016" align="alignnone" width="800"]Corybas himalaicus Corybas himalaicus[/caption]...
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