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Little Glasswing Skipper
Little Glasswing Skipper (Pompeius verna: Hesperiidae) Wingspan 2.5-3.2 cm (1.0-1.25 in). Nectaring Cowpen Daisy (Verbena encelioides: Asteraceae).
Habitat
Edwards Plateau, Sewage ponds adjacent to the Colorado River next to the river is a riparian hackberry/elm woods and elsewhere the ponds are surrounded by open fields at 134 m (440 ft) elevation.
Location
Hornsby Bend Bird Observatory, Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA.
Date taken
May 2023
Scientific name
Pompeius verna
Equipment used
Canon
A wonderfully focused and detailed behavioural shot, Stanley.
 
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Superb skipper shot ... they are reputed to have very long proboscis ... it is seen very well here ... tfs, Stanley ...
 

Media information

Category
Butterflies & Moths
Added by
Stanley Jones
Date added
View count
138
Comment count
7

Image metadata

Device
Canon Canon EOS R5
Aperture
ƒ/7.1
Focal length
500.0 mm
Exposure time
1/1600 second(s)
ISO
400
Filename
Little Glasswing Skipper, Hornsby Bend Bird Observatory, Austin, Travis County.jpg
File size
1.8 MB
Date taken
Fri, 19 May 2023 12:06 PM
Dimensions
1003px x 1024px

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