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My Maypop Patch


My Maypop Patch
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Copyright: Jim White (jmirah) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 509 W: 5 N: 1141] (4687)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-05-28
Categories: Insects
Camera: KODAK Z612, 35-420mm Schneider Kreuznach Variogon
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): BUTTERFLIES OF AMERICA, Butterflies of North-America, Butterflies, Butterflies III, Butterfly & Dragonfly, Butterflys of the world [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2007-06-02 6:28
Viewed: 3298
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Gulf Fritillary
Agraulis vanillae

I found two butterflies of this type when I accidentily stumbled upon the patch of Maypops along some railroad tracks...I watched as they aggressivly attacked two Eastern Tiger Swallowtails that tried to enter the area...The two much larger butterflies fled without even so much as the slightest attempt at resistance...It was quite enteresting as I had never seen butterflies become aggressive before that day...

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Cropped, brighteness adjusted, resized and Neat Image only...

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To angybone: Hijmirah 5 06-05 13:46
To lawhill: Thanksjmirah 1 06-03 01:54
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I think this is really good! I love the clarity and sharpness. The butterfly is a Gulf Fritallary (maybe).

Hello Jim,
That one looks great, natural colors nice and sharp, well compose TFS best regards/Lawhill

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