Thursday, 24 July 2014

NatureFootstep: Winged #121

Thursday's theme at NatureFootstep is 'Winged'. For all things 'winged'.....birds, flying insects, whatever!!

Turquoise/Green Butterfly
(variety not known)
Turquois Butterfly

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30 comments:

  1. These butterflies have the most beautiful eyes. :) And colours also of course.

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  2. What a beautiful color, gorgeous butterfly and photo. Enjoy your day!

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  3. how lovely are you getting better yet Mitch

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    1. oops lol are you getting better weather?? hope it stopped raining

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    2. Thanks Kathy :-)) I only seem to get rain at the weekends, during the week (when I'm at work) it's nice and sunny!! Hoping for a better weekend this week.

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    3. Last weekend they forecast said thunderstorms on Saturday, and sure enough, there were really black clouds overhead all day.....but not a drop of rain fell from them!!! Typical!! I bet if I'd gone out it would have rained like a monsoon. LOL.

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    4. yep that's how it usually goes

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  4. Beautiful image Mitch.

    I'm certainly NOT a butterfly expert but googlel green hairstreak. I'm pretty sure that's what it is.

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    1. Thanks Felicia :-)) Yes, you're correct, it is a Green Hairstreak. Thanks for that :-))

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  5. love butterfly...beautiful soft colours

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  6. Great capture...we share similar philosophies on nature..check out my monarch egg to caterpillar posts...First time in 2 years I have been able to raise any monarchs...Michelle

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    1. Thanks Michelle :-)) Will be over to check it out over the weekend.

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  7. What a beauty! It looks very furry.

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  8. Great capture of a beautiful butterfly....

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  9. I've never seen quite that color for butterfly wings. Fantastic.

    Iowa Voice

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  10. I get it to Callophrys rubi - Green Hairstreak as Felidia also mentioned. :) One of the first I go looking for in spring. :)

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  11. Greetings MitchyLR, lovely capture.

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  12. The shimmering colors of that butterfly are amazing! A gorgeous photo!

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