Sunday, December 14, 2014

A Christmas Butterfly

I saw this butterfly two week ago in the Awash National Park in Eastern Ethiopia. The species should be Citrus Swallowtail (Papilio demodocus) or Christmas butterfly.

citrus swallowtail (Papilio demodocus) or Christmas butterfly

citrus swallowtail (Papilio demodocus) or Christmas butterfly

citrus swallowtail (Papilio demodocus) or Christmas butterfly

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10 comments:

  1. Beautiful butterfly and the flowers are lovely too. Have a happy week ahead!

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  2. Such a pretty pattern on the butterfly's wings. The wings look so gracefully posed on the flowers.

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  3. Beutiful picture! In Finland that buttrefly is called Ritariperhonen - Knightbutterfy. It comes here up to North at june. It loves Syrnigas who are blooming here at june.

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  4. Lovely, the butterfley and the pink flower, a fine composition !

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  5. Wie wunderschoen er ist! Und die Blüte setzt einen tollen Kontrast.

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  6. Wunderschön! Der Schmetterling und die Blüten - was für eine Pracht!

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  7. Beautiful butterfly. Good job capturing the photograph.

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  8. Merry Christmas in peace and much love!

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