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Scarlet Peacock

Anartia amathea

Description:

WS 4cm

Habitat:

This butterfly was seen at Sacha Lodge near the Rio Napo in the Amazonian lowlands.

Notes:

Butterfly was taking nectar from Jatropha podigrica.

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50 Comments (1–25)

staccyh
staccyh 4 years ago

Such striking colours, really beautiful photos. Thanks for sharing!

ceherzog
ceherzog 8 years ago

Thanks Adarsha!

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 8 years ago

Waah..just falling in love with this fellow :)

ceherzog
ceherzog 9 years ago

Thanks Irungbam & Yanti!

bEAUTIFUL...

YantiPiran
YantiPiran 9 years ago

Very nice spot, very nice color !

ceherzog
ceherzog 9 years ago

Thanks Andrea!

AndreaLim
AndreaLim 9 years ago

Beautiful colors!

ceherzog
ceherzog 9 years ago

Thanks Ihazapughapy & Lauret!

Ihazapughappy
Ihazapughappy 9 years ago

wonderful spot!

lauret.thierry.5
lauret.thierry.5 9 years ago

beautiful !!

ceherzog
ceherzog 9 years ago

Thanks Env...what's your name...or do I call you Env?

ceherzog
ceherzog 9 years ago

Thanks J! It was a great trip...I was in awe of the biodiversity.

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 9 years ago

What a spectacular and so well-deserved Spotting of the Day! Congratulations, Claire, and welcome back from Ecuador! :)

ceherzog
ceherzog 9 years ago

Thanks Sarala!

Very beautiful

ceherzog
ceherzog 9 years ago

Thanks Leanne!

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 9 years ago

Congratulations on your SOTD :) Your butterfly is beautiful!

ceherzog
ceherzog 9 years ago

Thanks for the nice comments all!

Carol Snow Milne 2
Carol Snow Milne 2 9 years ago

Congratulations on SOTD on this beautiful butterfly.

Fyn  Kynd
Fyn Kynd 9 years ago

Awesome spotting, congratulations Claire!

gatorfellows
gatorfellows 9 years ago

Well deserved SOTD :)

Congratulations Ceherzog !

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 9 years ago

Congratulations fantastic spot and photo Claire!

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 9 years ago

This is the most beautiful Peacock butterfly I have seen! Great SOTD!

ceherzog
Spotted by
ceherzog

Sucumbíos, Ecuador

Spotted on Feb 9, 2013
Submitted on Feb 23, 2013

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