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Gossimer

By livinglevels  
Glasswinged butterfly (Greta oto) feeding at the North Somerset Butterfly House, Congresbury. Thanks to Pete the "bug man" for his insight and enthusiasm last Sunday.

I used a macro twin flash for this shot which has picked out the texture of the clear scale-free sections of the wings.

Tags: Insects Butterfly Flower Drinking Nectar Close-up and macro Wings Tropical Wildlife and nature Greta oto Imago Glasswinged butterfly

Voters: Suzicoo, MichaelMelb_AU, morpheus1955 and 9 more


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Comments


12 Oct 2013 10:20AM
Fantastic play of colours, love it!

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12 Oct 2013 10:53AM
Superb detail and coloursSmile

Danny
KarenFB Plus
11 4.8k 171 England
12 Oct 2013 5:56PM
Wow! The colours you've managed to capture on the Glasswing's wings are stunning! A beautiful image.
Mozzytheboy 6 710 4 United Kingdom
12 Oct 2013 6:10PM
Amazing; what is it with voting? This should have been off the scale!

Mozzy
Glostopcat 11 255 2 England
12 Oct 2013 9:26PM
Love those beautiful irridescent colours reflected in its wings, a very fine shot of this fragile looking butterfly

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