Postman Butterfly or I have something on my tongue

The Postman Butterfly, Common Postman, or simply Postman[1] (Heliconius melpomene) is one of the heliconiine butterflies found from Mexico to northern South America.[2] Several species in the genus have very similar markings and are difficult to distinguish.This is an example of mimicry.Β  wikipedia.org

I wonder if it meant to have all of this pollen on it’s tongue and did it make him sneeze or talk funny? πŸ˜‰

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13 Responses to Postman Butterfly or I have something on my tongue

  1. earthstills says:

    Lovely image!!

    I wouldn’t worry about the butterfly if that is your tongue, those spots would be a tad more concerning!! πŸ˜‰ πŸ˜‰

  2. bulldog says:

    That’s a great capture…

  3. The Dose of Reality says:

    GORGEOUS! I can’t believe you got that pollen on his tongue (or whatever that part is). You amaze me!! Just lovely

  4. dhphotosite says:

    Excellent photo Teri!

  5. stitchynic says:

    Beautiful! I miss the butterflies and the hummingbirds this time of year. They are smarter than me and venture to warmer places.

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  7. I love this photo, and I am a total butterfly person. I am new here, found you from another blog. I hope to take wonderful photo’s too.

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