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Butterfly - 211
Common Peacock

Papilio bianor

90-130 mm wing span

State Butterfly of
Uttarakhand, India

Though ... this
individual was
captured much
north western part
of Himalayas ... close
to the border of
Himachal Pradesh and
Jammu & Kashmir


Outskirts of Tissa Town
Alt. 6000 ft.
Dist. Chamba
Himachal Pradesh
17 June 2014 ... 4.23 pm
Himalayan Hill slopes and forest, Alt. 6000 ft.
Tissa Town, Dist._Chamba, Himachal_Pradesh, India
Date taken
Scientific name
Papilio bianor
Oh what a stunner! The colours and patterns are so beautiful, Alok.
What a beauty Alok. A wonderful capture you have of this close up Butterfly. Brilliant, well done.
What a fantastic find. Wonderful colors, details, setting. Top notch Alok !
my goodness, what a fabulous butterfly, Alok, and a top class portrait, awesome work, many tfs!!!
Staff member
Opus Editor
Crikey Moses Alok.... how beautiful is that!!!

An awesome image my friend - many thanks for showing him to us lad.
This is one amazing butterfly and a spectacular picture showing all of its amazing colors. Awesome Alok & Renu!

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