Canon EOS 350D, 55mm, 1/800 sec, F/6.3, ISO-400
Location: Hoorn, The Netherlands, Europe
Date: August 2/2010

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.
Source: Wikipedia

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  • George Lenz
    George Lenzover 4 years ago

    nicely composed and presented

  • Thanks George for the kind comment!
    Warm Greetings, Jokus ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • Karen  Moore
    Karen Mooreover 4 years ago

    8/22/10 one per day

  • Thanks Karen for the beautiful welcome banner.
    Warm Greetings, Jokus ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • billfox256
    billfox256over 4 years ago

    A terrific capture!!!! Bill

  • Thanks Bill for the kind comment!
    Warm Greetings, Jokus ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

    JUSTARTover 4 years ago

    great shot

  • Thanks Justart for the kind comment!
    Warm Greetings, Jokus ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 4 years ago

  • Thanks Ray for the beautiful welcome banner!
    Warm Greetings, Jokus ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • Melzo318
    Melzo318over 4 years ago

    Gorgeous capture! These butterflies are exquisite!

  • Thank you so much Ozlem for the beautiful comment.
    Warm Greetings, Jokus ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • Warren  Patten
    Warren Pattenover 4 years ago

    Well captured mate.fav,cheers.

  • Thank you so much Warren for the great comment and Fav … happy you enjoy my shot!
    Warm Greetings, Jokus ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • Béla Török
    Béla Törökover 4 years ago

    Awesome capture, dear Joke!

  • Thanks dear Béla for the kind comment.
    Warm Greetings, Jokus ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • ienemien
    ienemienover 4 years ago

    Meid wat heb je toch een geluk met deze lieve vlindertjes… Vaak deze mooie foto bij je bewonerd… blij dat je hem op RB hebt gezet…
    Hij is supermooi en verdient zeker een plaatje op de Home page!!
    Kusjes Ienemientje

  • Dankjewel lieve Ienemientje, ja ik ben ook blij dat ik er eindelijk aan toe kwam om deze beauties op RB te zetten, ze zijn zo bijzonder;))
    Kusje je Zusje ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • Johan  Nijenhuis
    Johan Nijenhuisover 4 years ago

  • Thanks Johan for the warm welcome;)
    Warm Greetings, Jokus ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

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