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Born to be free II ...

Posted by
Baldwin VW (Bejuma, Venezuela) on 14 January 2016 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

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CALIGO ATREUS ...
Caligo is a genus of Lepidoptera ditrisios commonly known as Owl butterflies.

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Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

I can sure see where the 'owl' name comes from ! : very effective deterrence.

14 Jan 2016 7:10am

Marie-France from Angers, France

Magnifique ! *****

14 Jan 2016 8:15am

Libouton Martine from Bousval, Belgium

SUBLIME

14 Jan 2016 8:44am

fateme@@ from Dezful, Iran

Excellent. Very beautiful shot.

14 Jan 2016 8:45am

Anita B. from Bretagne, France

As seen through a magnifying glass. Superb macro and details!

14 Jan 2016 9:45am

maximage from Mase, Switzerland

Wonderful colors and light! Excellent macro shot here!

14 Jan 2016 10:35am

Lougris from Toulouse, France

Sans aucun doute possible !!!

14 Jan 2016 12:04pm

Devi from Chennai, India

Superb macro image..The name is so apt !

14 Jan 2016 3:33pm

Carol from Leamington, Canada

Beautiful.... that is an excellent macro!!

14 Jan 2016 3:49pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice macro shot!
such beautiful frame, focus, details, colors & lights!
L O V E L Y !!!!!

14 Jan 2016 3:54pm

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

most beauty shot good details

14 Jan 2016 4:49pm

franz from Baden, Austria

fascinating patterns, fabulous light ... a most impressive closeup !

14 Jan 2016 4:53pm

Moridi from Tehran, Iran

Fantastic shot.

14 Jan 2016 5:23pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Cet œil ce papillon quelle macro
Belle soirée
Nicou

14 Jan 2016 6:38pm

Ellebelle from Mosquito Town, Netherlands

Awesome exposure and details!! The dark background works perfectly to let the butterfly stand out ..........

14 Jan 2016 6:39pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Lovely light on this beautiful specimen.

14 Jan 2016 7:03pm

Reinald Van De Walle from Vigo, Spain

El nivel de detalle es fantástico! Tronco e bicho.

No se por que rechazamos a los gusanos pero a una mariposa la admiramos.

14 Jan 2016 7:22pm

@Reinald Van De Walle: ESTOS son los gusanos de donde salen estas mariposas ...

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Stunning colors and eye-catching markings that you've captured in this close-up!!
He stands out perfectly against the dark background.

14 Jan 2016 9:50pm

Robert D. Burr from Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Beautiful

15 Jan 2016 12:09am

Monik from PARIS, France

Magnifiques les couleurs, excellente, la précision des détails!

15 Jan 2016 11:08am

kerrfoa from Rennes, France

De beaux détails sur ce papillon.

15 Jan 2016 12:51pm

L'Angevine from Angers, France

oh beau

15 Jan 2016 2:30pm

Hilde V. Morin from Portland, Oregon, United States

E S P E C T A C U L A R ! y me encantan los colores!!!!

17 Jan 2016 5:45am

Mireille T. from Ribérac, France

Excellent capture!

17 Jan 2016 5:29pm

franz from Baden, Austria

followed your link from today's image (january 19) and have changed my mind - they WERE up to some good, as pretty as they are now !!!

19 Jan 2016 1:27pm

@franz: Beauty and ugliness seem to go together, they are just stages in life :))) Thanks for your comments Franz ...

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