THIRTY TWO Meadow Dancers

Butterflies

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32.1 ~ Black-Veined White Aporia crataegi

⤷ Nikon D800, 300mm Nikkor, + ext tube, 1/15sec at f/8, ISO 200.

INTRODUCTION

Butterflies are without doubt the most popular and best-loved group of insects in the world. They occupy a special place in the affections of people and are admired for their beauty and elegance on the wing. Their bright, vibrant colours and graceful flight add an extra dimension to the countryside and bring colour and interest to parks and gardens throughout the spring and summer months. Like many insects, butterflies have a close association with plants as a food source both in the ...

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