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How to confuse a photographer

Interesting title, huh?  In this case it was this one little butterfly that threw me entirely for a loop.  When I was sifting through my photos of the butterflies this one caught my eye because of it’s wings; two different … Continue reading

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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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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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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 … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Spotty Eyes

Dryas iulia – Julia Butterfly.

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Owl Butterfly

An owl butterfly is a butterfly, in the genus Caligo, known for their huge eyespots, which resemble owls’ eyes. They are found in the rainforests and secondary forests of Mexico, Central, and South America. Owl butterflies are very large, 65–200 mm … Continue reading

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