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Streaked sailer

Streaked sailer
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Copyright: MIKE WNR (drmw) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 15 W: 0 N: 98] (1192)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2003-10
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon EOS 60D, Canon EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-01-29 1:19
Viewed: 4916
Points: 2
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Streaked sailer.

Neptis melicerta.

Note the long streak and triangular spot in cell.

One of the African Neptis sp. Neptis being a very large genus of Bflies, fly several feet above ground level along paths and clearings in forest.

Photographed in Bobiri in Ghana.

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Hi Mike,
Seems we have both posted Neptis today. Coincidence. I like the style of your shot, peering through the undergrowth. Something of a "spyhole" shot. You've done well to get such a sharp focus through the distracting leaves. Thanks.

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