Greta Oto-Glasswing Butterfly.

By Badgerfred
Captured 2 days ago at Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo.

A big thank you to Isabel (Chinga) for her user award for yesterday's upload Green Tree Frog, which is really appreciated.

Tags: Butterfly Wildlife and nature IMGP7995 FJE895

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PattiW Plus
11 24 2 United States
4 Jul 2013 12:09AM
What a lovely creature! His wings look like a stained glass window! PattiSmile

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Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
4 Jul 2013 12:53AM
I'd love to see one of these in real life. Great capture......Sandy
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
4 Jul 2013 1:57AM
me too--- Such a fine butterfly, also fine image! Like this a lot!
4 Jul 2013 4:12AM
Such a stunning butterfly this - and an excellent capture of it Fred !! Well done Smile
CarolG Plus
10 199 19 Greece
4 Jul 2013 6:04AM
Such beautiful butterflies, great capture, Fred. Carol
4 Jul 2013 7:18AM
Superb Fred - such delicate wings - beautiful! Smile

fentiger Plus
15 916 23 England
4 Jul 2013 7:27AM
A fine and attractive image.

4 Jul 2013 7:34AM
What a beautiful critter
AnnChown Plus
7 199 1 United Kingdom
4 Jul 2013 7:43AM
One of nature's beautiful creatures. Well captured Fred.
andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
4 Jul 2013 8:05AM
belting detail fred brilliant colours love the comp a cracker nice one Wink
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
4 Jul 2013 8:16AM
Great shot Fred, so well detailed
danbrann Plus
12 636 17
4 Jul 2013 8:50AM
You can see how it got it's name. Good one Fred.
4 Jul 2013 9:16AM
Beautiful well detailed close up Fred, yes it's superb work.
Well captured. it is a beautiful one!
4 Jul 2013 10:21AM
Fantastic shot Fred, superb colours and detail

RonnieAG Plus
7 153 116 Scotland
4 Jul 2013 10:27AM
I have never seen one of these so good to see your fine flash capture, Fred.
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
4 Jul 2013 10:39AM
A stunning image of this most beautiful butterfly. Both colour and detail is spot on Fred.

Nathan GrinGrinGrin
4 Jul 2013 12:52PM
Well captured Fred although it's a shame there wasn't enough light without the flash,
4 Jul 2013 4:56PM
excellent details
JuBarney Plus
5 20 3 United Kingdom
4 Jul 2013 5:21PM
A beautiful capture
A stunning creature and image Fred well captured
4 Jul 2013 6:50PM
They do look stunning Fred,the butterfly farm in Hertfordshire have them..Lin
Maiwand Plus
10 3 72 England
4 Jul 2013 7:06PM

Quote:Well captured Fred although it's a shame there wasn't enough light without the flash,

Think I must just about agree with this comment Fred-- but still a lovely shot.GrinGrin
4 Jul 2013 11:45PM
Lovely shot Fred. Cathy
Thanks everyone for all comments and clicks and a special thank you to Andy (anglingandyq) for his user award which is really appreciated,
6 Jul 2013 12:04AM
Super detailed macro image
Glostopcat Plus
10 255 2 England
7 Jul 2013 12:36AM
You've captured this delicate and fragile looking butterfly quite beautifully
Chinga Plus
6 3 1 United Kingdom
8 Jul 2013 1:45AM
The transparency of those wings doesn't cease to amaze me, what a lovely shot! Grin
You have a good collection of butterflies. I have never see one of this.TongueTongue Thanks for sharing

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