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African Veined White Butterfly

Belenois gidica

Description:

Thousands of migratory white butterflies passed by our backyard this afternoon and they looked like snowflakes from heaven. Some stopped by, like this flutter, to partake of the moringa nectar in our garden



1 Species ID Suggestions

KarenL
KarenL 7 years ago
African Veined White
Belenois gidica File:African Veined White Tanzania.jpg - Wikimedia Commons


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9 Comments

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 7 years ago

Lovely series!

LealikiKanoa
LealikiKanoa 7 years ago

These little guys take my breath away. How wonderful you got to see them! :)

JinkyDee
JinkyDee 7 years ago

Thanks, Vishal :)

VishalFuhrer
VishalFuhrer 7 years ago

wow!...this is really a good photography.......they r lovely

JinkyDee
JinkyDee 7 years ago

Thanks, Karen :) You're right and I already made corrections.

KarenL
KarenL 7 years ago

Lovely! I think you have B. gidica though not java, which is an australasian butterfly!

KristaHerman
KristaHerman 7 years ago

Beautiful, the colors are so pleasing.

FoTony
FoTony 7 years ago

What a perfect combination of light and color! Very nice!!

SarahWhitt
SarahWhitt 7 years ago

What an AWESOME 1st spotting, Jinky!!
Welcome to Project Noah!!!

JinkyDee
Spotted by
JinkyDee

Arusha, Tanzania

Lat: -3.38, Long: 36.84

Spotted on Feb 1, 2012
Submitted on Feb 1, 2012

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