Greenish Grass-dart (Ocybadistes walkeri)AS IS Photography

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Commonly known as the Greenish Grass-dart, Green Grass-dart, Southern Dart or Yellow-banded Dart, is a type of butterfly known as a Skipper found in eastern and southern Australia.

Historic Gardens – Churchill Island Heritage Farm, Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia.

Canon PowerShot A650IS

Shutter Speed: 1/500sec
Aperture: F4.8
ISO: 80


butterflies, skippers, animalia, hesperiidae, insects, lepidoptera, australian, ocybadistes walkeri, butterfly, dart, greenish grass dart, green grass dart, southern dart, yellow banded dart, churchill island heritage farm, phillip island, victoria, australia, marilyn harris, blossom, as is, yellow daisy, flowers, throw pillows, tote bags

Retirement has made it possible for me to be more creative and what better way to enjoy being creative than photography!
I have been fortunate enough to have traveled throughout Australia, England, Ireland, Europe and Egypt, keeping my trusty camera with me at all times.


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  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppabout 1 year ago

    Very nice capture

  • Thank you Larry! :o)

    – Marilyn Harris

  • Thomas Barker-Detwiler
    Thomas Barker-...about 1 year ago

  • Thank You so much Thomas and Retired and Happy for this honour! :o)

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  • debsphotos
    debsphotosabout 1 year ago

    Dont think I’ve ever seen one before Marilyn…half grasshopper half butterfly!! Excellent capture! *-)

  • Thanks so much Deb! I have seen a few in my garden at times – different markings though! :o)

    – Marilyn Harris

  • Vicki Spindler (VHS Photography)
    Vicki Spindler...about 1 year ago


  • Thank You so much Vicki and AS IS Photography for this honour! :o)

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  • Linda  Makiej
    Linda Makiejabout 1 year ago

    ¸.•´¸.•*´¨) ¸.•*¨Congratulations on your marvelous feature today! Love this!!!

  • Thank you so much Linda – appreciate! :o)

    – Marilyn Harris

  • GemmaWiseman
    GemmaWisemanabout 1 year ago

  • Thank You so much Gemma and It’s In the Detail for this honour! :o)

    – Marilyn Harris

  • DriftingAudrey
    DriftingAudreyabout 1 year ago

  • Thank You so much Audrey and We Sell Art for this honour! :o)

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  • Penny Odom
    Penny Odomabout 1 year ago

    Love it! congratulations everyone

  • Thank you so much Penny! :o)

    – Marilyn Harris

  • Mary Sedici
    Mary Sedici7 months ago

    JANUARY, 2014

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  • Thank You so much Mary for this honour! :o)

    – Marilyn Harris

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