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Upside Down – Right Side Up

Heliconius erato – The neotropical Red Postman Butterfly.  It’s not often you get to see a butterfly belly!     Advertisements

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I’m Batwing!

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!

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Wordless Wednesday – Susan’s eyes in color

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Belly up to the butterfly bar

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

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The Poppy…and a little bug

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

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Birdwing Butterfly

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

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Paper Kite Butterfly

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

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