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Indian Leafwing (Kallima paralekta)

By teocali
The Butterflies are back at Wisley RHS, Surrey until the 25th February. This is an Indian Leafwing (Kallima paralekta) and a full frame capture. Please view large if you have time.
Settings: F/8 1/40sec ISO100 A@100mm handheld

Many thanks for your C&Cs on my yesterday's upload - very much appreciated Smile

Tags: General Surrey Royal Butterfly Exotic Society Close-up and macro Rhs Horticultural Wisley Pets and captive animals Inidan Leafwing Kallima Paralekta

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andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2011 7:58AM
brilliant detail sylvia wonderful colour and tones a real cracker nice one Wink

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CarolG Plus
11 199 20 Greece
19 Jan 2011 8:16AM
You can see where it got its name from, Sylvia, what remarkable camouflage it has. Very well captured. Wish I could go to Wisley and see them! Carol
lianna 8 13 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2011 8:32AM
Sylvia a cracking capture, i thought it was a leaf to begin with lol.....

Fantastic x x x
Maiwand 10 3 73 England
19 Jan 2011 8:49AM
Excellent shot Sylvia. It really is the most marvellous disguise in its normal habitat.
Richsr 10 91 223 England
19 Jan 2011 9:16AM
Good details in this Sylvia.
Regards Richard
Alvar 10 23 2 France
19 Jan 2011 9:31AM
Great detail Sylvia Well done
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
19 Jan 2011 8:14PM
As Carol says, it's very well named, well disguised as a leaf: very nice crisp shot, Sylvia.
pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2011 9:44PM
Its in the lap of the gods Sylvia, you view large first and choose normal if you want as your second option, some game this - beautiful shot one cannot deny
Greyheron 15 282 7 England
19 Jan 2011 9:57PM
Such a beautifully shaped butterfly Sylvia - nicely set off against that soft background.

Great call today - thank you Grin

barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
20 Jan 2011 12:06PM
great detail ... and what camouflage
Shroomer 10 14 167 England
20 Jan 2011 1:19PM
These are so fascinating and masters of the art of camouflage. Superb capture against such a good bg Sylvia
20 Jan 2011 4:18PM
Hi Sylvia this is super ,love it gray.
Ray42 9 3 England
21 Jan 2011 9:29AM
An excellent shot Sylvia
DRicherby 9 269 725 United Kingdom
21 Jan 2011 8:22PM
Not the most exciting butterfly ever but very well photographed.
Gezina 11 3 6 United Kingdom
21 Jan 2011 9:50PM
Great shot with good detail and very pleasing b/g - Ina
Glostopcat 11 255 2 England
22 Jan 2011 8:39PM
A cracking close up of this master of cameouflage, in the right environment this one would be really hard to spot

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