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grey pansy Basking

grey pansy Basking
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Copyright: Satish Hanumantha Rao (satish_h) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 115 W: 0 N: 1261] (7630)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-11-23
Categories: Mammals
Camera: Nikon D-200, NIKKOR 28-105MM
Exposure: f/8, 1/160 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-12-01 9:29
Viewed: 3283
Points: 10
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Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Arthropoda

Class: Insecta

Order: Lepidoptera

Family: Nymphalidae

Subfamily: Nymphalinae

Genus: Junonia

Species: J. atlites
The Gray Pansy Junonia atlites is a species of nymphalid butterfly found in South Asia.

I followed this butterfly lot many times and i stood at one place , where it was frequently coming. So, there i took few pictures.This looks more beautiful in Backlight. fortunately i got diffused green Bg also.

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  • Arjun Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 358 W: 7 N: 1237] (7593)
  • [2007-12-01 9:36]

hi chikappa,
superb picture again..as i said earlier u r amazing..beautiful picture with great details and wonderful pov,

Missed this beauty, Satish.
Very good light. Like that leaves perching. Finally an awesome butterfly...

La netteté est excellente, ainsi que le BG. Du tout beau travail, bravo !

HI Satish,
this butterfly is so noble and beautiful.
To see it in nature is wonderful, I like the natural light and the blurred BG very much.
Thanks and greetings
Sabine - wishnugaruda

Satish, Lovely picture with excellent colors and details. The background is nice too.
- Murali Santhanam

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