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Hungarian Glider


Hungarian Glider
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Copyright: birloncea cosmin (cozmon) Silver Note Writer [C: 0 W: 0 N: 80] (611)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-08-17
Categories: Insects
Exposure: f/5.0
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-05-30 3:18
Viewed: 1649
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The Hungarian glider is similar in behaviour and general appearance to the common glider, but is easily distinguished by the single band on the hindwing (double in common glider). It flies powerfully on flat wings, frequently gliding, so the upperside pattern can actually be seen clearly even when the butterfly is on the wing.
I have seen this species just once, in North Italy in June 2007 (June 30th, to be exact). At the site, the foodplant, Goatsbeard, was abundant and the butterflies were mostly found in its vicinity, crusing around, stopping briefly, but on the whole being quite difficult to get close to.

The names 'common glider' and 'Hungarian glider' conceal the fact that the Hungarian glider is actually found marginally further west, reaching North Italy and southern Switzerland (Ticino). Both are generally more frequent further east.


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Hello Birloncea.
This butterfly is it all in focus. You can get better results if you try to have most of the bug in a single plane. But sometimes it's very difficult. Thank you.
Robert

Hello Birloncea.
這蝴蝶照的很有創意 角度很新奇 逆光看起來很溫柔
STONE

This is not Hungarian glider,
this is Neptis sappho !

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