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Chestnut Tiger

Chestnut Tiger
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Copyright: Joydeb Chaudhury (JoydebChaudhury) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 558 W: 6 N: 860] (7753)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2014-05-29
Categories: Insects
Exposure: f/8, 1/125 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-07-14 4:11
Viewed: 1545
Points: 14
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
I've captured this butterfly near a small village, Martam,around 30 Km southeast of Pelling(Sikkim).
Thanks to Arun for the help regarding its ID.
The Chestnut Tiger (Parantica sita) is a butterfly found in Asia,along the Himalayas and into the Malayan region. N. Pakistan, Kashmir, N.India, Sikkim, Tibet, China, Taiwan, Korea, Japan, Malaya, Ussuri, Sakhalin, Indo-china.It belongs to the Crows and Tigers, that is, the Danaid group of the Brush-footed butterflies family.

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To aruntp: Hello ArunJoydebChaudhury 1 07-14 06:50
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interesting image. I think this is Chestnut tiger (parantica sita). good specimen.

Ciao Joy, great macro of fantastic butterfly, wonderful colors, fine details and splendid sharpness, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

Hello Joy

Very nice image, fine sharpness and details, nice colors and very nice composition



Hello Chaudhury!
A well taken low angle shot of this lovely butterfly. Im not a butterfly expert but it looks like a blue glassy tiger to me.Good details and a fine blurry BG. Thanks for sharing,
Best Regards,

Hello Joydeb Da-Khub sundor butterfly.Darun colour r sharpness.Thanks for sharing.Regards and have a nice time-Srikumar

  • Great 
  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2014-07-14 15:14]

Hi Joy,great capture despite the difficult location and the half open wings,a magnificent specie caught with great detail everywhere,truly a great beauty! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

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  • hsn6a Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 160 W: 0 N: 435] (8652)
  • [2014-07-15 9:03]

Hello Joy,
nice species and nice photo butterfly,regards..

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