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|I found this Indian Tortoiseshell butterfly at an altitude of 12000 ft during my trek to a high mountain pass in lesser Himalayas in the summer of 2014.|
Aglais kaschmirensis, the Indian tortoiseshell, is a species of nymphalid butterfly found in the northern regions of the Indian subcontinent, primarily in the Himalayas.
The Himalayas from Kashmir to Sikkim at elevations of 600 to 5,500 metres (2,000 to 18,000 ft) and as subspecies nixa (Grum-Grshimailo, 1890) Gissar Range- to Darvaz, Pamirs to Alay Mountains, Afghanistan, Pakistan, West China.
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- [2017-04-25 2:50]
Hi Ram,magnificent tortoiseshell,very similar to what is usually to see in springtime in my country,but not this year...ehehe.....an excellent capture despite the distance and the clear background,good sharpening work in PP.Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano
Ciao Ram, great macro of fantastic butterfly, fine details, wonderful natural colors and splendid sharpness, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
- [2017-04-26 18:57]
I love these colorful fast flying butterflies, trouble is I don't see many here in my area of Ohio. You have captured this particular specimen wonderfully in an attractive opened wing pose. Very sharp focus allowing us to view it in fine detail. Exposure is great especially considering the full sunlight you had to deal with. A real beauty!!
- [2017-04-27 9:05]
Beautiful butterfly, caught while drinking. Lovely photograph, indeed.
The point of view is showing the details of the Indian Tortoiseshell butterfly. The sharpness is very good. The good luminosity is enhancing the beauty of the colours. Have a nice day.