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Copyright: Marius Secan (marius-secan) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2007 W: 0 N: 5412] (29598)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2019-06-22
Categories: Insects
Camera: NIKON D810, NIKON AF-S 105 mm f/2,8 G IF-ED VR II
Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Date Submitted: 2019-06-23 8:19
Viewed: 441
Points: 14
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note

A delicate butterfly, gently glides through dappled light in woodland and along woodland edges.

Identification & Similar species: Resembles the white admirals and the Hungarian glider, Limenitis sp. & Neptis rivularis. A white band in the upperside forewing cell and two on the hindwing separate the species.

Distribution & Flight: NE Italy and eastwards. Sporadic in the Balkans to north Greece. Double brooded in May/ June and July/ August.

Habitat & Behaviour: Open woodland, clearings and woodland edges in dappled shade. Feeds on flowers, Euphorbias for example, and takes salts from mud.


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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2019-06-23 8:22]

Hello Marius,
Excellent photo of this special butterfly. Fantastic sharpness and very beautiful contrasting colors. Fine DOF and composition too. A beauty!

What an amazing pose of this lady-butterfly has been captured all commotions are great well done MARIUS SECAN

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2019-06-23 12:33]

Waaw Marius!! A great gift to me! A species that i never seen in my life. Wonderful capture of the under side and perfect too the upper side with the best open wings too in the WS,the pic of the day on TN for me,no doubts! Have a nice week and thanks,Luciano

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  • mamcg Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 333 W: 13 N: 91] (9843)
  • [2019-06-23 17:36]

A perfect beauty in square frame, no word for it's sharpness and contrast the last on my lips excellent and TFS.

Hello Marius,
Excellent image of this special butterfly.


Bautifull butterfly,nice details and close-up.


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  • periko Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 70 W: 2 N: 145] (1487)
  • [2019-06-25 15:54]

A good close up, Marius.
The best sharpness and dof.


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