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silky owl butterfly

Taenaris catops

Habitat:

Large semi-urban yard/garden next to a disturbed patch of remnant forest.

Notes:

The closest and most striking specimen yet at this location...but the sun was burning a hole through its wings...

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34 Comments (1–25)

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 7 years ago

Thanks Melissa, Jatishwor & Vivian!

vivianpoma
vivianpoma 7 years ago

astonishing!
wonderful series

Lovely Eyes.............. Beautiful

MelissaFerguson
MelissaFerguson 7 years ago

Beautiful....just beautiful!

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 7 years ago

Thanks very much, Noah Citizen, Lorraine & Yuko!

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 7 years ago

Wow! What a beautiful butterfly! Amazing!

Absolutely BEAUTIFUL!!!

Noah Citizen
Noah Citizen 7 years ago

wow! light, color, wildlife... everything is perfect!

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 7 years ago

Thanks Mona, drP & Christine!

Christine Y.
Christine Y. 7 years ago

Amazing!

drP
drP 7 years ago

Lovely!

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 7 years ago

Very beautiful.. Neven seen like this before..

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 8 years ago

Thanks Nuwan!

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 8 years ago

Gorgeous!!

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 8 years ago

Thanks Maria!

MariaPomsaharova
MariaPomsaharova 8 years ago

beautiful butterfly. great photo series!

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 8 years ago

Thanks Everyone!

Jeannette
Jeannette 8 years ago

Simply beautiful :)

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 8 years ago

Really nice!

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Great one... Cute eye marking...!!

Raiyan Ahmed
Raiyan Ahmed 9 years ago

Beautiful!!

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 9 years ago

Thanks Thurd13!

Thurd13
Thurd13 9 years ago

beautiful butterfly + series...!

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 9 years ago

Thank you KarenL!

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

Gorgeous!

Scott Frazier
Spotted by
Scott Frazier

Sentani, Papua, Indonesia

Spotted on Aug 30, 2011
Submitted on Aug 31, 2011

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