Glasswing Butterfly-Greta Oto.

By Badgerfred
Captured on a recent visit to Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo.

Tags: Butterfly Wildlife and nature IMGP7964 FJE928

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Comments


mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
6 Aug 2013 12:15AM
An unusual butterfly here Fred.
And easy to see why it is called glasswing !!
Good shot.
Mick.

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6 Aug 2013 12:23AM
Beautiful Fred beautiful ,well captured
tonyguitar 4 55 32 Canada
6 Aug 2013 12:56AM
Never have I seen one of these in real life. Not that common here in BC at least. Excellent macro. Outstanding. TG
Great macro, sharp as a tack......and I think that the flash makes the contrast a bit too high.


Peter
Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
6 Aug 2013 4:16AM
An excellent capture of this beauty Fred !!
Chinga Plus
5 3 1 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2013 4:35AM
Radiant and beautiful! And you couldn't have chosen a better background to show her off! Green! GrinGrin
Congratulations Fred, couldn't resist giving this image my UA...
Isabel
CarolG Plus
9 196 18 Greece
6 Aug 2013 5:36AM
She's beautiful, Fred, with those wonderful wings, well captured. Carol
fentiger Plus
15 916 23 England
6 Aug 2013 7:00AM
Strong colours in this eye catching image.

Albert
User_Removed 12 386 2 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2013 7:08AM
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6 Aug 2013 7:15AM
A very striking image of this curious butterfly - see through wings? Mother Nature is so clever!!

Richard
netta1234 Plus
4 369 2 Wales
6 Aug 2013 7:17AM
A Brilliant see through imageSmileWink
NettaSmile
andylea 7 37 1 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2013 7:56AM
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RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
6 Aug 2013 8:17AM
Fine capture of this Glasswing, Fred: very good detail.
Ronnie.
jdinne 13 16 England
6 Aug 2013 8:20AM
Superb Fred, brilliant detail.

John
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
6 Aug 2013 8:35AM
Detailed and very 'glassy' Fred Smile

Dave
6 Aug 2013 9:21AM
a real stunner
Caziwinkles 3 3 1 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2013 9:40AM
Fabulous Fred - top class photography. Smile

Carol
NDODS Plus
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2013 10:39AM
A very well observed, composed and exposed photograph...

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
6 Aug 2013 12:50PM
What a trasparent wing, FredSmileSmile Excellent capture.
Effrossini
Mike_Smith Plus
9 314 1 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2013 5:04PM
Great shot Fred, i put up one of these yesterday
Maiwand Plus
9 3 72 England
6 Aug 2013 5:12PM
Lovely shot of the Glasswing Fred.GrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron
6 Aug 2013 5:13PM
Fabulous capture Fred !
George
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2013 7:11PM
the beauty is in the wings Fred
7 Aug 2013 10:18PM
Thanks everyone for all comments and clicks and a special thank you to Isabel (Chinga) for her much appreciated user award,
Fred.
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
10 Aug 2013 12:10AM
You've captured this delicate butterflys fragile beauty perfectly Fred. The detail and clarity is exceptional. I bet it must have been a real pane to try and photograph this one in a humid glass house!Wink I'll get me coat!Blush

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