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Tiny little quick darting butterfly. About 3 cm in size. Black with blue-ish white. long feathered out tails that have tiny white dots. The end tips of the tail are white. It is very quick, and does not sit still long.
Near a hot spring near some jungle area, in the mud of a dirt track.
I saw quite a few of these tiny darting creatures and first i thought they were some small kind of dragonflies. BUT then I saw that they were butterflies and I was in awe. So I bored my partner trying to get close enough to take a nice shot. They kind of wirr their long tails while drinking, they make a circular in out movement. Very cute. They are skiddish and fly of quickly. Lovely fairytale like butterfly.
Spotted on Aug 19, 2012
Submitted on Oct 3, 2012
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