Blue clipper butterfly

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© Thad Zajdowicz
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Photo Info
UploadedMay 21, 2011
TakenMay 8, 2011
ModelCanon EOS 7D
Exposure1/400 sec at f/9
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length200 mm

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Blue clipper butterfly (Parthenos sylvia lilacinus) at Brookside Gardens, Wheaton, Maryland. Native to Asia, from India to China, the Philippines, and New Guinea.

13 responses

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (21 May 2011):

    Beautiful colors! I've never seen one with markings like this.

  • Katherine Nak

    Katherine Nak   said (21 May 2011):

    Colors like a peacock, beautiful capture.

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (21 May 2011):

    Very impressive

  • eithne mythen

    eithne mythen gave props (24 May 2011):

    Gosh that's a very handsome butterfly, and I love the division of colour in the backdrop..

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) gave props (24 May 2011):

    beautiful ! it almost looks like it has been painted. nice capture.

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (25 May 2011):

    Beautiful !!

  • Roxana Brivent-Barnes

    Roxana Brivent-Barnes said (26 May 2011):

    Beautiful indeed!

  • peggy gardner

    peggy gardner gave props (26 May 2011):

    remarkable shot !

  • Dunja Kolar

    Dunja Kolar gave props (28 May 2011):

    excellent photo!!

  • Steven Schutz

    Steven Schutz gave props (31 May 2011): the colors....the names for these creatures are interesting...thanks for sharing...

  • Maura Wolfson-Foster

    Maura Wolfson-Foster gave props (1 Jun 2011):

    Absolutely stunning image ~ ! :)

  • Shirley Valencia

    Shirley Valencia   said (7 Jun 2011):

    gorgeous.. I have a story our butterfly house... You will enjoy the read.

  • William Garvey

    William Garvey gave props (26 Nov 2011):

    I have never seen a butterfly like this before. Cool pic.

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