Vanessa cardui, painted lady butterfly

Posted by
karla (Omaha, United States) on 19 September 2017 in Animal & Insect.

Painted lady butterflies have been observed in Omaha and Lincoln, Nebraska, (among many other places) in unusually large numbers this Fall. My yard has a flurry of them right now nectaring from tall Sedum and New England asters.

SONY ILCE-7M2 1/800 second F/8.0 ISO 640 90 mm

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Existence Artistique from Angers, France

c'est du bon travail

19 Sep 2017 3:08pm

Denny Jump from Bellevue, WA, United States

Spectacular capture and image, Karla! It was great to hear back from you...sending a note today ;-0

20 Sep 2017 6:29pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

such beautiful composition, focus, colors, lights & bokeh!
L O V E L Y !

20 Sep 2017 8:18pm

SONY ILCE-7M2
1/800 second
F/8.0
ISO 640
90 mm

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