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Small Tortoiseshell

Small Tortoiseshell
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Copyright: Biswarup Satpati (Biswarup) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 243 W: 0 N: 868] (8282)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-07-16
Categories: Insects
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Butterfly & Dragonfly [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2006-07-19 3:58
Viewed: 4393
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The Small Tortoiseshell is the species to be seen in spring, emerging from hibernation on warm, sunny days.

The wings of the Small Tortoiseshell butterfly are mainly orange and brown on the top. There are patches of colour along the front edge of the forewing which are dark brown, pale yellow and white. There are also blue marks along the border of the other edges.

Underneath, the Small Tortoiseshell butterfly is mainly dark brown but with a band of light brown.

Size: 50-56mm

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Hello Biswarup
this is very nice butterfly shot from you.
Good POV and great colours too. This is a very nice composition. Thank you for posting..

Very nice capture of this butterfly, great colours,POV and
composition. Just a though do you have any landscapes you can share with us all?


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