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Thread: Butterfly shots

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    I tend to shoot a lot of bird pictures but in this time of year with the dense foliage everywhere I have to switch to other flying animals.

    This time of year is not suitable for birding but, there's other things that fly.







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    Awes0me ph0t0s. Y0ur appreciation f0r nature is m0st excellent.
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    Hmm those are butterflys and not moths? Great pics but most of my moths look a lot like that. *pardon the ignorance on your natives*

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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Compari...lies_and_moths
    I kn0w y0u b0th (Sandz and Dutchie) like t0 be as informed as p0ssible- d0n't kn0w if this is helpful t0 either 0f y0u, but it cleared up s0me questi0ns f0r me.
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    The first is definitely not a moth but a butterfly, the second may well be a moth.

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    judging by it's p0sture, eyes, antennae type and wing structure it appears t0 be a butterfly with subdued c0l0rati0n.
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    Very interesting. I was one of those kids with collections of all the different dead bugs I found and even successfully kept monarch butterflys. Really like the photos. If you get names of them, I would love to know the names.

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    They are both butterflies...among other things: knobbed antennae.

    The differences between butterflies and moths is largely artificial regardless...they are just broad characterisations for quick differentiation...

    Nice pics!!! Looking forward to seeing more!
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    Great pics Talldutchie.

    You certainly have great photography skills
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sandz View Post
    . If you get names of them, I would love to know the names.
    #2 seems to be Hipparchia semele

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