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LARGE SKIPPER


LARGE SKIPPER
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Copyright: Marius Secan (marius-secan) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2007 W: 0 N: 5411] (29584)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2016-06-11
Categories: Insects
Camera: NIKON D810, NIKON AF-S 105 mm f/2,8 G IF-ED VR II
Exposure: f/11, 1/320 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2016-06-14 5:57
Viewed: 972
Points: 10
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
LARGE SKIPPER (OCHLODES SYLVANUS)

A small widespread butterfly with a darting flight. Upperwings orange with brown margins with a few pale orange spots.

Male Large Skippers are most often found perching in a prominent, sunny position, usually on a large leaf at a boundary between taller and shorter vegetation, awaiting passing females. Females are less conspicuous, though both sexes may be seen feeding on flowers, Bramble being a favourite. Males have thick black line through centre of fore-wing. Undersides have faint orange spots unlike the bright silver spots in Silver-spotted Skipper.

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hallo Marius
also a super good sharpness picture from you
nice light and great sharpness
colours are beautiful to
thanks gr lou

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6482 W: 89 N: 15613] (65313)
  • [2016-06-14 8:26]

Hi Marius,perfect capture of this skipper,very common in my country too,the best DOF to show us the best details,bright colors too! Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano

Ciao Marius, great macro of lovely skipper on beautiful flower, fine details, wonderful natursl colors snd splendid sharpness, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

Hello Marius,
Excellent photograph of this Large Skipper. Perfect and nice BG. I like ts composition too. Good details.
Thanks for showing,
Regards,
Srikumar

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2752 W: 280 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2016-06-15 14:49]

Hello Marius,
I haven't spotted any skippers yet here in Ohio. Spring is still slowly advancing and there have been only a handful of butterflies out and about in my area as of yet.
I see you have captured this beautiful Skipper sitting on a very pretty flower. Nicely focused and displaying excellent detail. I like the way we can clearly see it enjoying some nectar. Nice clean BG and composed in an attractive manner.
Ron

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