Pretty flutterbies

Discussion in 'Macro, Flowers, Insects, and Greenery' started by johnaalex, Jul 17, 2017.

  1. Hanwell Zoo in West London has a small butterfly collection, here are a few pictures from there.

    Any details as to what species they are and all comments are welcome, thank you.

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    Butterflies at Hanwell Zoo-01
    by John Alexander, on Flickr

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    Butterflies at Hanwell Zoo-02
    by John Alexander, on Flickr

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    Butterflies at Hanwell Zoo-03
    by John Alexander, on Flickr

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    Butterflies at Hanwell Zoo-04
    by John Alexander, on Flickr

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    Butterflies at Hanwell Zoo-05
    by John Alexander, on Flickr

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    Butterflies at Hanwell Zoo-06
    by John Alexander, on Flickr

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    Butterflies at Hanwell Zoo-07
    by John Alexander, on Flickr

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    Butterflies at Hanwell Zoo-08
    by John Alexander, on Flickr

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    Butterflies at Hanwell Zoo-09
    by John Alexander, on Flickr

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    Butterflies at Hanwell Zoo-10
    by John Alexander, on Flickr
     
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  2. escaladieu

    escaladieu

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    Mar 20, 2012
    France
    Really good work! You are lucky to be able to get so close to them!
     
  3. They were actualy getting close to me. At one point I had one on my back and another on my head!

    Thank you Birgit.
     
  4. Excellent detail in these beautiful butterflies.
     
  5. Stunning series, John. Great colors, detail, and variety!
     
  6. Beautiful! Very nice John.
     
  7. Thanks for the nice comments. :)