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Lime Butterfly

Papilio demoleus demoleus


A patch of wildflowers in the front lane near my house.


This is my 1st time photographing it after two years. It was always present but sadly our timelines didn't match and I could never capture it. This time, I found it feeding on some wildflowers. It was consistently fluttering wings even while feeding, making it harder to capture. The last picture shows it in midflight, taking off from a flower.

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Rithmini Weerakkody
Rithmini Weerakkody 4 months ago

Thanks Mark! It was a pleasure to get these shots after a long time.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 4 months ago

Fabulous shots. Congrats on the find.

Nugegoda, Western Province, Sri Lanka

Spotted on Sep 20, 2022
Submitted on Sep 21, 2022

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