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Heliconius erato – The neotropical Red Postman Butterfly. It’s not often you get to see a butterfly belly!
This guy (I think it is a male) is the black Atrophaneura Varuna or Batwing Butterfly; a member of the swallowtail family sans the tail. Of all the butterflies at the wonderland, this one stood out the most!
The butterfly guy mentioned something about what butterflies eat but I was too busy snapping away at one who was holding perfectly still on a leaf on the other side of the area. I could’ve sworn he said something about … Continue reading
There it was off in the distance; it’s vibrant red stood out from the surrounding sea of green and I heeded its call. I am thankful I photographed it when I did because after a once around the flower beds … Continue reading
I barely recall what they told me this lovely was at the conservatory in Key West other than Poseidon something from New Guinea. I was going to leave it at that until I happened to be watching a television show … Continue reading
The Malabar Tree-nymph or Malabar Tree Nymph (Idea malabarica) is a large butterfly found in peninsular India that belongs to the danaid group of the family Nymphalidae. It is found in forest clearings and above the forest canopy. wikipedia.org So … Continue reading
The Postman Butterfly, Common Postman, or simply Postman (Heliconius melpomene) is one of the heliconiine butterflies found from Mexico to northern South America. Several species in the genus have very similar markings and are difficult to distinguish.This is an example … Continue reading
Dryas iulia – Julia Butterfly.
F5.6 – 1/250 – ISO100 – 100mm – Canon 5D