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Common pierrot


Common pierrot
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Copyright: Anoop Sukumaran (anoop) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 14 W: 1 N: 14] (106)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-05-16
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon 300D, Canon 18-55mm ef/s, CF 512 Mb, 58mm UV
Exposure: f/5.0, 1/100 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Butterflies of India 1 [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2005-06-03 4:19
Viewed: 4625
Points: 2
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
I had a hard time capturing this one with my 18-55mm lens, given that he was flitting about quite lot.
The Common Pierrot (Castalius rosimon rosimon)is a common butterfly in the open areas and thinly wooded country upto 1300m in South India and upto 2500m in The Himalayas. It has a weak flight. It always flies close to the ground frequently settling on leaves. It is fond of sunshine and basks more after the rains. It vists flowers, damp patches, dead insects and bird droppings

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To livios: Yes I agreeanoop 1 06-06 00:42
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Anoop, maybe focus could be a wee bit sharper, but that's just an opinion.

I like composition and colors a lot. The butterfly is beautiful, as well as the flower. The blurred bg highlights the main subject.

A great job.

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