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Male Common Blue


Male Common Blue
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Copyright: Terry Goldsmith (terrygold) (52)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-05-22
Categories: Insects
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/400 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-06-04 6:07
Viewed: 2948
Points: 6
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The beautifully neon Common Blue (Polyommatusicarus) found quite commonly in parts of Ireland in grassy areas. Flies April to September and is quite different to the female (I will post a photograph of female soon). The underside is grey/brown with a variety of spots and patterns. Small butterfly - but very beautiful.

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Ciao Terry, a little OOF left wing but lovelybutterfly on a beautiful blurry BG, splendid light and wonderful natural colors, very well done my friend, have a good week end, ciao Silvio

Precioso trabajo. Quizás ese f/5,6 se quedó algo justo ya que con esa luz se podía cerrar algo más.
Saludos desde españa Terry: Josep Ignasi.

Hi Terry,
really nice photo of this butterfly. Especially I like this blue colour.
Thanks for sharing,
Maciek

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