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Limenitis reducta_01

Limenitis reducta_01
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Copyright: Ishi Talmon (Ishi) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 298 W: 21 N: 1943] (13387)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-09-25
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D 80, 18-200mm AF-S DX VR Nikkor, 72mm UV
Exposure: f/20.0, 1/200 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Date Submitted: 2009-09-25 14:50
Viewed: 3119
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Limenitis reducta, the Southern White Admiral, is a butterfly of southern Europe, where it is widespread and often common. In Israel it this territorial butterfly is not common; it is found mostly in mountainous areas, flying from April to October. Its wingspan is about 50 mm. the females lay their eggs on Lonicera plants (Honeysuckle), quite common in our Mediterranean areas.

Please see corrected image in the Workshop.

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I see your work after a long time, Ishi.
And this is a really beautiful shot.
I love the excellent details!

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  • uleko Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3396 W: 172 N: 3310] (10940)
  • [2009-09-30 7:49]

Hello Ishi,
A very nice composition showing this beautiful butterfly in interesting light that's brought out the scales of the wings. Lovely colours and fine details too.
TFS and best wishes, Ulla

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