Butterfly hunting / Голландские бабочки


It was a nice, sunny day here in The Netherlands, so I went out butterfly hunting. I first made a bee line to the forest flowers, but all I found were hoverflies pretending to be wasps:


Olympus Stylus 1s, 300mm, ISO200, f8, 1/500s

It turned out the butterflies weren't busy eating, but basking in the sun further on, like this small tortoiseshell (Aglais urticae):


Olympus Stylus 1s, 300mm, ISO200, f8, 1/200s

I also found a European Peacock (Aglais io) that refused to sit on a pretty background, but I suppose it is pretty enough all of its own:


Olympus Stylus 1s, 300mm, ISO200, f8, 1/250s

The hunt goes on ...

Thanks for watching!


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Beautiful butterflies @ocrdu

03.04.2017 19:47
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Thanks! I'll repost some more shortly, before I repost them on Steemit.

04.04.2017 08:48
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HI, @ocrdu! Welcome to golos :-)

04.04.2017 02:41
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Thank you. Now all I need to do is learn Russian.

04.04.2017 08:47
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This is a very popular trend. You can become one of the first and this will bring you success 8))

04.04.2017 08:49
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