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COMMON GLIDER


COMMON GLIDER
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Copyright: Marius Secan (marius-secan) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2007 W: 0 N: 5411] (29584)
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: 2019-08-31 14:33
Viewed: 41
Points: 10
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
COMMON GLIDER (NEPTIS SAPPHO) - A SPECIAL DEDICATION TO LUCIANO....BECAUSE HE LIKES THIS SPECIE....

IN THE WORKSHOP I POST THE SAME SPECIE...

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.

http://www.eurobutterflies.com/sp/sappho.php

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  • Great 
  • mamcg Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 329 W: 12 N: 89] (9595)
  • [2019-08-31 18:27]

Perfection in a square, excellent and beautiful catch.

  • Great 
  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6450 W: 89 N: 15596] (65250)
  • [2019-09-01 3:47]

Hi Marius,this is surely the most beautiful side of this species,very good capture another time,thanks a lot for dedications and this very interesting post,i hope to will see other butterflies from your country soon! Have a nice Sunday! Luciano

hello Marius
very nice composition with good BG and lovely colours
gr lou

Hello Marius,
Perfect butterfly photography. Excellent background with nice details and natural colors.
Thanks for sharing,
Regards and have a nice weekend,
Srikumar

Ciao Marius, great macro of fantastic butterfly, fine details, splendid sharpness and wonderful natural colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

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