Monday, November 28, 2011

Blue Mormon

The Blue Mormon Papilio polymnestor, is the second largest butterfly in India, next to the Southern Birdwing. They seem to be proliferating this year- I see the huge sky- blue shapes flitting about everywhere. This fellow was taking rest in my garden. His wingspan was around 6 inches from tip to tip.
This is my contribution to Lisa's Macro Monday.

18 comments:

  1. Oh, what an exquisite butterfly! Such an awesome capture! Love the colors! Thanks for the beauty! Hope you have a wonderful week!

    Sylvia

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  2. beautiful wings, such a lovely pattern.

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  3. A 6 inch wing span is double anything I've ever seen in my garden. Great capture!

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  4. That is an amazing butterfly! I have never seen one that color or that big.

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  5. Hi there - what a great butterfly - is it in your garden or a butterfly house?

    Stewart M - Australia

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  6. Such a stunning butterfly. Great shot! Unfortunately this one does not visit my garden!:(

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  7. I love the combination of colours , so pretty.

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  8. What a beautiful butterfly - such lovely colours. Great shot!!!

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  9. Wow this is a gorgeous butterfly and photo.

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  10. Six inches? That is a big butterfly and very beautiful, too.

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  11. Very lovely details of this beautiful butterfly!

    Happy MM

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