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Common Bluebottle

Graphium sarpedon

Description:

This is a brilliant blue butterfly rarely seen sitting still as it darts from one side of the path to the other. Your only chance is to catch it puddling. And even then, it tends to be a bit distracted, going here and there with no regard for the photographer.

Habitat:

Seen on the shore of MacRitchie Reservoir, puddling (as is obvious from the extended proboscis).

Notes:

Today is the one-year anniversary of my account on Project Noah! I can't wait for all the spottings to come.

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7 Comments

duttagupta35504
duttagupta35504 7 years ago

Thank you Bhagya Herath!

Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 7 years ago

Nicely captured

duttagupta35504
duttagupta35504 7 years ago

Thank you BarbaraSing! Indeed, this photo does celebrate my anniversary well.

BarbaraSing
BarbaraSing 7 years ago

Great photo to celebrate your Anniversary.

duttagupta35504
duttagupta35504 7 years ago

Thank you Leuba Ridgway and dotun55! Project Noah has had such an impact on me and I can't wait to see what surprises it brings in the years to come!

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 7 years ago

Congratulations on your first anniversary on PN, Dutta ! Hope you have fun spotting this coming year..

dotun55
dotun55 7 years ago

Colorful!

duttagupta35504
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Singapore, Singapore

Spotted on Mar 12, 2014
Submitted on Mar 12, 2014

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