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Common (Black) Jezebel, Delias nigrina, a newcomer to my garden on March 1st 2011,
this beauty returned several times through the following weeks to drink from the Buddleja.

I also discovered she is partial to some Callistemon and for the first time was able to capture

her partly open wings, showing the contrast.


Jezebel’s Wings

Photographed at Batemans Bay, on the south coast of New South Wales, Australia.


Common (Black) Jezebel, Delias nigrina 2

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black jezebel, buddleja, butterfly, butterfly bush, common jezebel, delias nigrina, flora, flower, lepidoptera, sold, fivefeatures, 1000 views

I love the endless photographic opportunities provided by world around me, from the abundance of nature in my own backyard to historic and scenic worldwide destinations.
I am retired, beyond threescore years and ten.

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Comments

  • itsallgoodamanda
    itsallgoodamandaabout 3 years ago

    he is beautiful .. I rarely see them now

  • Thanks Amanda ! I had not seen them before this year and saw three together yesterday, which was a surprise, as I thought it was getting a bit cool for them.

    – Trish Meyer

  • Torfinn
    Torfinnabout 3 years ago

    Excellent!

  • Torfinn, thank you so very much for your excellent comment on my image of this beautiful butterfly, as well as for adding it to your faves !

    – Trish Meyer

  • Karina  Cooper
    Karina Cooperabout 3 years ago

    WOW Trish that is absolutely gorgeous. So clear and I love the colours. Great shot

  • Thanks so much Karina, I’m glad you like it !

    – Trish Meyer

  • Robert Elliott
    Robert Elliottabout 3 years ago

    wonderful image Trish

  • Robert, thank you so much !

    – Trish Meyer

  • kathy s gillentine
    kathy s gillen...about 3 years ago

    Gorgeous capture

  • Thank you so much Kathy !

    – Trish Meyer

  • naturelover
    natureloverabout 3 years ago

    Lovely capture Trish!

  • Thanks so much for viewing and for your lovely comments !

    – Trish Meyer

  • kevin chippindall
    kevin chippindallabout 3 years ago

    wonderful shot Trish ………. cheers kev

  • Kev, thank you so much !

    – Trish Meyer

  • Lance Leopold
    Lance Leopoldabout 3 years ago

    A gorgeous butterfly,Trish,you captured so much color in one shot,love it!

  • Lance, thank you so very much for your wonderful comments on my image of this colourful butterfly, as well as for adding it to your faves !

    – Trish Meyer

  • Jenny Dean
    Jenny Deanabout 3 years ago

    a real beauty Trish!

  • Thanks so very much Jenny !

    – Trish Meyer

  • julie08
    julie08about 3 years ago

    Beautiful :)

  • Julie, thank you for viewing and for your beautiful comment !

    – Trish Meyer

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