White Admiral Butterfly (Limenitis arthemis astyanax) rested on the ground for only a fleeting moment. Iridescent, shimmering and beguiling. Also known as a Red Spotted Purple. This photo was taken in mountains of North Carolina, USA in Macon County near the small town of Franklin.
© Jean Gregory Evans
Canon PowerShot SX20 IS 1/320s 100 mm f/5.7 ISO-320

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  • Normf
    Normfabout 3 years ago

    What a beautiful Butterfly and great capture!

  • Thank you, Normf, I appreciate your kind words.

    – Jean Gregory Evans

  • Marie Sharp
    Marie Sharpalmost 3 years ago

  • RobynLee
    RobynLeealmost 3 years ago

  • Carmen Holly
    Carmen Hollyalmost 3 years ago

    Great capture.

  • Karue
    Karuealmost 3 years ago

  • Lepidoptera
    Lepidopteraover 2 years ago

    December 4/2011
    A Touch of Blue
    Wish you a Sunny Week with Butterfly Kisses,

  • MarianBendeth
    MarianBendethover 2 years ago

    Congratulations Jean on a beautiful capture!

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