Eagris sabaius sabaius
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|Eagris sabius sabius (Gray 1832) at the top of the Black River Gorges in Mauritius. This female typically rests with its wings outstretched. The E. sabius is widely distributed, but this subspecies is restricted to the Mascarines. It is not uncommon here.|
See J. R. Williams, Butterflies of Mauritius, Second ed. revised by Griffiths and Weaver.
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Ciao Geoffrey, great macro of fantastic skipper, splendid sharpness, fine details and wonderful colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
very beautiful shot, excellent details and composition
the colors are wonderful
Have a good night
- [2015-10-15 18:15]
A new butterfly for me and quite attractive. The ends of the back wings appear to have a bit of under curl to them. I like it's bronze almost copper color and splotched markings. Sharply focused and perfectly exposed.
- [2015-10-16 2:27]
Hi Geoffrey,a great capture of this skipper that i lost during my Mauritius holydays,nice view and excellent sharpness everywhere despite the difficult perspective.Have a nice weekend and thanks,Luciano
- [2015-10-16 7:23]
Interesting species, nicely managed. good work