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Butterfly-239
Plain Tiger ...
... aka
Monarch

... a very well known
species
_______________

Bank of River Ganga

Chandreshwar
Rishikesh
Uttarakhand
India
5 October 2023
Habitat
River bank in Himalayan foothills
Location
Chandreshwar, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India
Date taken
05.10.2023
Scientific name
Danaus chrysippus
Wonderful image,Alok,the stalk and leaves at the end of the butterfly is a perfect fit and looks almost as being part of the Monarch.
 
WOW, what a stunning close-up open wing view of this impressive butterfly feeding on the tropical milkweed. Exceptional Alok & Renu! TFS!
 

Media information

Category
Butterflies & Moths
Added by
aloktewari
Date added
View count
211
Comment count
9

Image metadata

Device
NIKON CORPORATION COOLPIX P950
Aperture
ƒ/6.3
Focal length
285.0 mm
Exposure time
1/500 second(s)
ISO
100
Flash
Off, did not fire
Filename
DSCN1935.JPG
File size
828.4 KB
Date taken
Thu, 05 October 2023 12:45 PM
Dimensions
2000px x 1500px

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