Monday, July 26, 2010

Macro Monday - Meadow Butterfly on Lantana

This is a Skipper on a yellow Lantana.  I can't tell which variety of skipper because I am looking at the wings edgewise, but it is one of them.

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michael said... [Reply to comment]

How do you tell the difference between moths and butterflies? This is certainly a good enough photo for ID but what are the criteria?

Anonymous said... [Reply to comment]

I love this shot!! I've gotten a couple butterflies on some sunflowers that grow wild nearby, but not any shots that I'm thrilled with. You're inspiration to keep working on it!!

Anonymous said... [Reply to comment]

Perfect macro, the butterfly is beautiful!

mrsnesbitt said... [Reply to comment]

Such skill needed to capture something so elusive. Awesome!

Jan n Jer said... [Reply to comment]

Great shot!

Elleona said... [Reply to comment]

belle photo mais je n'y connais pas grand-chose en papillons !!

Lois said... [Reply to comment]

I love the yellow!

Samson said... [Reply to comment]

Lovely Macro

My entry is here

Snowcatcher said... [Reply to comment]

Brilliant color. And not the everyday butterfly viewpoint. Nice shot!

Muhammad khabbab said... [Reply to comment]

What a lovely shot. It seems to be a moth lurking over the blooms. Just exquisite.