Spot The Butterflies

By KarenFB
The Buckfastleigh Butterfly & Otter Centre is quite small, but packed with both plants and butterflies. The folliage is as big and lush as I'd ever seen it, which made a haven for the butterflies but difficult for us to spot them!

It would have been absolutely perfect if one of the butterflies had its wings open, but they rarely do when resting. The tops of their wings are a stunning iridescent blue!
(If you click on the 'Blue Morpho' link below (in the tags), I'm sure you will find examples of their upper wings).

Tags: Butterfly Insect Blue morpho Pets and captive animals

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CarolG Plus
9 196 19 Greece
30 Aug 2013 7:19AM
What beauties, Karen, a lovely capture. Carol

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30 Aug 2013 7:52AM
The detail on these is incredible, Karen.
Nicely framed, too.
netta1234 Plus
4 371 2 Wales
30 Aug 2013 8:26AM
A Brilliant clear image with lovely detail,light and colourSmile
30 Aug 2013 11:53AM
Their undercarriage is beautiful Karen well spottedSmileSmile
a tremendous image.

KarenFB Plus
10 4.7k 167 England
31 Aug 2013 7:04AM
Thank you everyone! Smile
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
1 Sep 2013 4:21PM
A splendid double capture of these beautifully marked and patterned butterflies
michaelo Plus
10 11 1 United Kingdom
1 Sep 2013 9:43PM
KarenFB Plus
10 4.7k 167 England
2 Sep 2013 6:54AM
Thank you Ed and michael! Smile

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