Gulf Fritillary

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Agraulis vanillae; This is a rare sighting for me! These butterflies usually stay around the southern border of the U.S. from east to west. This one was in a field in Missouri.

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Comments (5)

AnneliesMacro&More on October 29, 2012

wonderful capture! very well photographed, like

regards, Annelies

fstopper on October 30, 2012

Thank you Annelies, your kind comments are always welcome and meaningful! Best wishes, fstopper.

vinogradik on November 5, 2012

Excellent shot.

an unusual butterfly, never saw!

but, of course, thistle (Carduus) is familiar to me well :)

Proxima1977 on July 18, 2013

Very nice shot! L Best regards

fstopper on July 19, 2013

Proxima1977, thank you for your kind comments and visit to my gallery! -fstopper

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on October 23, 2012
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by fstopper
    • Camera: PENTAX PENTAX K-7
    • Taken on 2012/10/20 15:40:15
    • Exposure: 0.002s (1/500)
    • Focal Length: 200.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/8.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO200
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash