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24-APR-2017 Christine Hanrahan

Mourning cloak butterfly (Nymphalis antiopa)

Fletcher Wildlife Garden

Feeding on freshly opened bloodroot flowers.

Panasonic LUMIX FZ200
1/1000s f/4.0 at 108.0mm iso100 full exif

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Hank Vander Velde25-Apr-2017 14:33
Beautiful early spring-time image Christine.
Pierre Martin25-Apr-2017 13:37
splendid sharp picutre, great exposure and composition!
Helen Betts25-Apr-2017 12:53
Such a beautiful butterfly in this excellent composition. V.
Ton, Ben & Rob Nagtegaal25-Apr-2017 12:12
Fantastic image of this beautiful butterfly. V
pkocinski25-Apr-2017 11:07
First Morning cloak I've seen this year...
Ghislaine et Réal Boulet25-Apr-2017 10:51
A fantastic picture.
hayl25-Apr-2017 10:17
Two early spring arrivals together - terrific photo.
borisalex25-Apr-2017 10:14
Great details in this fine capture! V.
Isabel Cutler25-Apr-2017 09:22
Lovely capture
Juliette25-Apr-2017 08:37
a beauty !!
Ika Zinka Eferl25-Apr-2017 07:16
Such a beautiful butterfly - captured beautifully here!V
Tom Murray25-Apr-2017 03:38
Very nice find and photo on the flower. Most times I see a Mourning Cloak feeding, it's usually on a fresh cut tree enjoying sap or drinking minerals from the ground (or scat).
Nirvan Hope25-Apr-2017 02:54
What a gorgeous contrast between the dark and light.
laine25-Apr-2017 02:49
Beautifully sharp, Christine...lovely contrasts. V
Carl Carbone25-Apr-2017 01:20
Nice find. I don't think I've ever seen one on a flower.
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