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31. So here you are:
Sat Jul 18, 2015, 12:09 PM
Jul 2015

Colias eurytheme: Orange Sulphur Butterfly, living in South America
Gonepteryx rhamni: Zitronenfalter, living in Europe, Asia and Noth West Africa

Thanks again for the opportunity to learn something!

Butterflies [View all] alfredo Jul 2015 OP
SPECTACULAR, alfredo! elleng Jul 2015 #1
Thanks alfredo Jul 2015 #3
Oooo, that orange sulfur is luscious. NV Whino Jul 2015 #2
Thanks. That was the best of at least eight photos. alfredo Jul 2015 #4
Cool shots. Love the eyes. Solly Mack Jul 2015 #5
Thanks. Having AF extension tubes makes all the difference. alfredo Jul 2015 #6
Probably. Solly Mack Jul 2015 #7
It ups your chances of getting good focus. alfredo Jul 2015 #8
That's always good. Solly Mack Jul 2015 #10
The butterflies know they are tasty so they don't hold still for long. alfredo Jul 2015 #12
Tempted, are you? Solly Mack Jul 2015 #17
I only eat the white ones, they seem more pure. alfredo Jul 2015 #18
or maybe rare Solly Mack Jul 2015 #21
It takes a lot to make a meal. That could be why they are rare. alfredo Jul 2015 #22
I've watched geckos eat moths. Solly Mack Jul 2015 #27
Are you using the extension tubes Blue_In_AK Jul 2015 #16
Yes, they are AF extension tubes, so none of that manual focus. alfredo Jul 2015 #19
Nice! Blue_In_AK Jul 2015 #9
Thanks. alfredo Jul 2015 #13
Very nice shots, alfredo. nt brer cat Jul 2015 #11
Thanks. alfredo Jul 2015 #14
Very nice! bluesbassman Jul 2015 #15
I promised them ice cream. alfredo Jul 2015 #20
stunning, thank you. so close! oldandhappy Jul 2015 #23
Thanks alfredo Jul 2015 #24
Beautifully captured and no doubt a thousand times more work than one would imagine tomm2thumbs Jul 2015 #25
Thanks. Several things came together. First was good light, second was low wind. alfredo Jul 2015 #26
Great work 99% -- and great luck at 1% tomm2thumbs Jul 2015 #28
Beautiful pics! OldEurope Jul 2015 #29
Not sure, but regional names can confuse. alfredo Jul 2015 #30
So here you are: OldEurope Jul 2015 #31
So they probably were one species until after Africa and South America parted ways. alfredo Jul 2015 #32
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