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|This is the skipper|
- Thymelicus sylvestris
- family: Hesperiidae
German: Ockergelber Braundickkopffalter
The species can be distinguished from the similar T. lineola by the orangebrown tip of the antennae.
Tufterenalp, above Zermatt, about 2200 m (Wallis, Switzerland)
* Pro Natura – Schweizerischer Bund für Naturschutz (1997) Schmetterlinge und ihre Lebensräume. Arten – Gefährdung –Schutz. – Fotorotar AG, Egg.
* Tolman T. & Lewington R. (1998) Die Tagfalter Europas und Nordwestafrikas. Franckh-Kosmos Verlag, Stuttgart.
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An amazingly big yet sharp image of a Skipper, Peter.
The composition is extremely attractive with the flower and the butterfly standing sharply alone against a plain and unobtrusive BG.
Thanks and regards.
great macro shot with very good sharpness and beautiful colours
Ciao Peter, great macro of little skipper, fantastic details, wonderful blurry BG, splendid nastural colors, excellent sharpness, very well done my friend, ciao Silvio
- [2010-08-29 13:08]
It's one skippers on TN which look most beautiful with its large eyeball and perfectly sharp other details of body. Good light and very suit dark BG to it.
A lovely capture of this beautiful skipper. Very good composition and sharp details. Thanks a lot for sharing.
Ciao Batu. Superb taken here with geat light's managment and very good sharp.