Thiruvananthapuram: Spider can trap even small birds in their nets. It is very rare for a bird to be trapped in a spider web. The camera captured such a rare sight near the Uluppuni Waterfall near Vagamon. Photographer Nishant Neelai captured the picture of a small sparrow was trapped in the web of a giant female spider.
According to the Pune Zoological Survey of India scientist and renowned ornithologist, a local forester said that a bird was trapped in a spider web at the Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary ten years ago. However, this is the first time that a Brown Breasted Flycatcher has been caught in the net of a giant wood spider (Nephila pilipes).