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European peacok butterfly

Inachis io


Cryptic undersides with flashy eye-spots.


Marshy area. Weerribben-Wieden, Holland.

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The MnMs
The MnMs 10 years ago

Thanks! These are even more common in Belgium and Holland in the summer and always pretty to photograph :-)

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 10 years ago


The MnMs
The MnMs 10 years ago

Thanks, Madalena!

mendes.madalena 10 years ago

amazing spotting!

The MnMs
The MnMs 10 years ago

Many thanks for the nice comments! I have also found very special the blue eye patches. It looks like a cat's face to me also :-)

LuisStevens 10 years ago

Beautiful Marta!

KathleenMcEachern 10 years ago


Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 10 years ago

Beautiful, Marta. I'd stay very far from those feline eyes, if I was a bird...

The MnMs
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The MnMs

Steenwijkerland, Overijssel, Netherlands

Spotted on Aug 11, 2013
Submitted on Aug 26, 2013

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