Monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus)

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Comments (5)

Maria de Maris Lucca on August 23, 2012

Two wonders in a pic: butterfly and flower

David Hodson on September 3, 2012

Beautiful. Like

©junebug on October 3, 2012

What a beautiful butterfly! Congratulations for this wonderful photo and your interesting gallery! Greetings, Anne

Brian Burnett on April 28, 2013

I'm partial to a butterfly now and then. Any idea what the species is?
Great capture anyway.
Best regards. BB

Taoab on April 29, 2013

With you on that, Brian. This is a Monarch, a great traveller and quite common in North America.

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on August 21, 2012
  • Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works
    by Taoab
    • Camera: SONY DSC-HX9V
    • Taken on 2012/08/21 11:44:25
    • Exposure: 0.004s (1/250)
    • Focal Length: 68.48mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.900
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash