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Sara Longwing or Small Blue Grecian
21-AUG-2006 Jay Levin

Sara Longwing or Small Blue Grecian

Scientific name: Heliconius sara

Nikon D200 ,Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6g IF-ED AF-S DX VR
1/60s f/5.6 at 200.0mm iso100 with Flash full exif

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Jay Levin20-Jan-2007 23:00
Because this is what it looks like from overhead, Les:

http://www.pbase.com/drjaysel/image/62207679
Les 20-Jan-2007 22:56
Why is this butterfly called "small blue grecian when there is no blue to be found?
Tom Munson03-Dec-2006 20:08
Stunning Jay. Vote
Leslie Cohelan16-Sep-2006 15:04
what a perfect pose...
Jane27-Aug-2006 03:33
You captured an interesting head position on this one! Nice.
De'Carr Studio23-Aug-2006 12:58
Excellent, Jay. Vote
sandy barbour23-Aug-2006 02:31
Wow, this is an amazing macro shot Jay, such excellent detail and beautiful splashes of color! voted!
Carole Stevens22-Aug-2006 18:44
Oh this is a gorgeous macro Jay, I find it hard capturing their proboscis and you have nailed this shot! V!
QUERIDO22-Aug-2006 17:46
nice shot
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