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Wall Brown - Lasiommata megera

By Mendipman  
One of many Wall Brown butterflies we saw whilst on holiday in Corfu last year. Easy to see why with all the pale stones that littered the floor and paths in the olive groves. This was an early morning shot and it was relying on its camouflage so I was able to creep up and get very low with camera. The camouflage is very effective too, had to keep a close eye on it, as soon as you look away and turn back it took time to relocate the butterfly.

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Many thanks for the votes and comments on the previous upload of the Shieldbug. GrinGrinGrin

Tags: Summer Morning Wildlife Nature Macro Black Sunrise Butterfly Natural Orange Close up Lepidoptera Corfu June Brown Resting Natural light Wall brown Lasiommata megera Detailed Wildlife and nature Imago Nymphalidae Heath McDonald Mendip Wildlife Photography Satyridae (Linnaeus 1767)

Voters: taggart, mike9005, Badgerfred and 19 more

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taggart Plus
16 47 14 United States
16 Jan 2020 9:34PM
A very fine butterfly image~
16 Jan 2020 9:56PM
A beauty Heath, nice pose,
richmowil Plus
11 414 2 England
16 Jan 2020 10:13PM
Excellent detail in this good composition Love the POV Heath.

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