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Waming up

By livinglevels  
Thanks for all of yesterdays votes and comments on the life and death drama!

This another shot from the summer holiday in the Alps, showing a Black-veined White (Aporia crataegi) drying its wings after over night rain.

Until the , I had never realised how translucent the wings were on this species!

Tags: Alps Butterflies Insects France Close-up and macro Wildlife and nature Aporia crataegi Black-veined white Col des Fillys

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30 Nov 2013 9:55AM
Beautiful close up image. A

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Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
30 Nov 2013 10:16AM
Stunning image... So delicate and pretty that butterfly...
viscostatic 11 36 5 United Kingdom
30 Nov 2013 10:26AM
A beautiful image of a beautiful insect.

30 Nov 2013 10:41AM
Just lovely in every way.
TonyDy Plus
9 10 3 United Kingdom
30 Nov 2013 10:54AM
Great shot, Paul.
fotobee Plus
4 4 3 South Africa
30 Nov 2013 11:54AM
Good photo.
ali63 Plus
6 775 1 United Kingdom
30 Nov 2013 12:29PM
A stunning image, it looks so delicate,

Ade_Osman 15 4.5k 36 England
30 Nov 2013 5:15PM
Very very nice and I'm rather jealous having never seen one in the flesh, well not a live one anyway.....Sad

Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
30 Nov 2013 6:53PM
A marvellous close up of this delicate looking butterfly, one i've never seen before

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