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Southern White Admiral or Blauschwarzer Eisvogel

Limenitis reducta

Description:

Southern White Admiral or Blauschwarzer Eisvogel, female, Orbaitzeta, Comunidad Foral de Navarra, Reyno de Navarra, Spain.

Notes:

Behind an ugly place for wood processing I detected a wonderful butterfly place, I am happy and grateful for my good nose...


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29 Comments (1–25)

Rustic 41
Rustic 41 4 years ago

A beautiful specimen!

Jopy
Jopy 4 years ago

I can imagine your happiness, a real jewel! I have never seen this one colored blue, they are more blackish in Croatia...

bayucca
bayucca 4 years ago

Thanks, Jopy! This blue color makes it indeed looking like a little jewel. You might imagine how happy I was to see this one.

Jopy
Jopy 4 years ago

wow, your has wonderful blue color! great! :D

bayucca
bayucca 4 years ago

Thanks amoghms10 and sintija!

sintija.valucka
sintija.valucka 4 years ago

Very, very beautiful!!! :))

amoghms10
amoghms10 4 years ago

Amazing.. Beautiful shot!!!!

bayucca
bayucca 4 years ago

Thanks, Rubens and Billo!

Billo-kun
Billo-kun 4 years ago

:O amazing!

Rubens Araujo
Rubens Araujo 4 years ago

Beautiful....great shot !

pamsai
pamsai 4 years ago

Yes, I saw them but kept well clear of them, so luckily no bites!

bayucca
bayucca 4 years ago

There is even a worser scenario: bullet ants!

pamsai
pamsai 4 years ago

Sounds familiar. Standing in a nest of fire ants is my worst scenario! So many of them near where I was following butterflies near Guapiles!

bayucca
bayucca 4 years ago

I once waited 15 min. in a very uncomfortable pose standing in blackberry bushes for a Satyr ( I will post later) to get an open wing shot. No chance. Then I tried to follow him through blackberries and ferns running, climbing and whispering all the time for another 15 min. Then I got him!

pamsai
pamsai 4 years ago

Haha bayucca, i think I have some idea how much whispering you had to do. I had to do quite a bit myself, in Costa Rica!

pamsai
pamsai 4 years ago

hehehe, I second the "butterfly whisperer" title...

bayucca
bayucca 4 years ago

Thanks, my friends! I just love them! I don't tell you how much I had to whisper for this picture!

Tiz
Tiz 4 years ago

That is a beautiful thing to say Karen! He does for sure have a "special conection" to them butterflies!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 4 years ago

That's special.

KarenL
KarenL 4 years ago

I think Dominik is a "butterfly whisperer" Tina!

bayucca
bayucca 4 years ago

Ha, ha!! Keep them!

Tiz
Tiz 4 years ago

What I lovely butterfly! Not only do you know their names, you can really photograph them in a great way too! No dent. has ever been this close to get an offer to remove my amalgam filling, hahaha!

bayucca
bayucca 4 years ago

Thanks, Pamela!

pamsai
pamsai 4 years ago

gorgeous...

bayucca
bayucca 4 years ago

Yes, you need a good nose. Remember when we both got a cold with the ID of one of yours ;-)...

Navarra, Spain

Lat: 42.98, Long: -1.23

Spotted on Aug 23, 2013
Submitted on Sep 14, 2013

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