The Blue Morpho

(Because it’s cold and wintery outside I have declared this butterfly week to lift spirits!  Each day a different butterfly from the Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory will be featured.  I hope I have their names correct but if you happen to see one mislabeled please let me know the proper name.)

At my local conservatory this butterfly has given me a run for my money many times when trying to photograph it but there was an abundance of them at the Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory so I was happily able to get some very good shots.  For the first time ever I even had one land on me!  There were quite a few fluttering around near me with a couple bouncing off my head…which is a very interesting sensation; almost magical.  I don’t know why it is designated as the Common Blue Morpho because it’s far from common to me.

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8 Responses to The Blue Morpho

  1. Beautiful. My little one is obsessed with butterflies! :)-Ashley

  2. Ingrid says:

    Don’t you love it when they are so accommodating? Love that blue!

  3. Blue Morphos are so, so beautiful! Nice shots—they’re rarely still long enough for such captures.

  4. dhphotosite says:

    What an amazing experience!!! And photos too!

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