Camera: Fuji Fine Pix S8100
Location: Oosterwolde, The Netherlands, Europe
Date: July 29/2010
The Common Blue (Polyommatus icarus) is a small butterfly in the family Lycaenidae.
Male uppersides are an iridescent lilac blue with a thin black border. Females are brown with a row of red spots along the edges. They usually have some blue at the base of the wings.