Gulf Fritillary on Bidens Alba

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© May Lattanzio
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In this macro, which I had hoped would show up, and now I'm not so sure,

the proboscis, the "tongue" of the butterfly which acts like two soda straws which is carried curled up and is prominently extended here, has drops of nectar on it.

4 responses

  • Ratko Nedovic

    Ratko Nedovic gave props (5 Jan 2008):

    Gorgeous shot.

  • Antje Woolum

    Antje Woolum (Deleted) gave props (7 Jun 2008):

    Simply beautiful....

  • Lon Casler Bixby

    Lon Casler Bixby   gave props (13 Nov 2009):

    Wow - nicely done ;o)

  • Leanne Silva

    Leanne Silva gave props (5 Feb 2010):

    Nice perspective!

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