Great Spangled Fritillary (Speyeria cybele)

on Saturday, May, 28 2011 @ 09:07:49 pm (105 words)
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Great Spangled Fritillary (Speyeria cybele)
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As I was working in the front garden this morning, a Great Spangled Fritillary (Speyeria cybele) was working as well gathering nectar from the flowers. I stopped my work and grabbed the camera to try and get a shot. At one point it was as if it was posing for my camera as it spread it wings and stayed still for several minutes. The photo above was as best as I could do; my camera is not functioning properly and I don't have the funds to replace it so I just make do with it.


Comment from: Augie Doggy [Visitor]
Augie DoggyIt’s a great picture.
05/28/11 @ 21:33
Comment from: Ron [Visitor]
RonWow! This is a truly spectacular photo! The luminescent colors and contrasts are really quite impressive.
05/30/11 @ 01:42

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