Canon EOS 350D, 55mm, 1/50 sec, F/5.6, ISO-290
Location: Butterfly Valley, Luttelgeest, The Netherlands, Europe
Date: August 30/2010

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Created: 2010-08-30
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The Emerald Swallowtail (Papilio palinurus) is a butterfly found primarily in South East Asia. It is also referred to as Emerald Peacock or Green-banded Peacock Swallowtail.
There are several subspecies (from Burma, Borneo, Indonesia, Nias and the Philippines).
The wingspan is about 100 mm.
Source: Wikipedia


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Hey, my name is Jo and you are
Welcome at my Gallery
My Artist Name Jokus means, that my Art is signed with a Kiss (kus) from Me (Jo)
I live & work in The Netherlands and my passion is to go for long photo shoots in nature, the beauty on Mother Earth is so very wonderful and its a great pleasure to share it with you all.
Wish you a Happy Day and Take Care,
A Kiss from Jo (Jokus ;-)

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  • ienemien
    ienemienalmost 4 years ago

    Prachtig!! Dit is zoooo moooi! Wat een beauty!
    kusjes ienemientje

  • Dankjewel lieve Ienemientje voor je enthousiasme, zo fijn dat je geniet van deze prachtige vlinder.
    Kusje je Zusje ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • SandraRos
    SandraRosalmost 4 years ago

    Baie mooi vernaam die kleure dit slaan my asem weg !!! Perfekte macro !!

  • Baie dank lieve Sandra voor je schitterende woorden;)
    Warm Greetings, Jokus ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • foppe47
    foppe47almost 4 years ago

    Perfect!!!!!!!! dat groen op groen is erg mooi
    Groetjes Foppe

  • Dankjewel Foppe voor je mooie reactie, wat een mooi groen he;)
    Groetjes, Jokus ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • Johan  Nijenhuis
    Johan Nijenhuisalmost 4 years ago

  • Thanks Johan for the welcome in the group.
    Jokus ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • Johan  Nijenhuis
    Johan Nijenhuisalmost 4 years ago


  • Thanks Big Brother for the beautiful comment and Fav … glad you enjoy;)
    Kusje je Zusje ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkealmost 4 years ago

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

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • Brian Dodd
    Brian Doddalmost 4 years ago

    Beautiful greens, Great Capture!!

  • Thank you so much Brian for the beautiful comment and FAV … glad you enjoy my work!
    Warm Greetings, Jokus ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • Karen  Moore
    Karen Moorealmost 4 years ago

    8/29/10 one a day

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

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • gabbielizzie
    gabbielizziealmost 4 years ago

    I liked this so much… Guess what?


  • Wowhow Gabbie this is super, thank you so much for the feature in your group;)
    Happy Greetings, Jokus ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • Kathleen Stephens
    Kathleen Stephensalmost 4 years ago

    Such a stunning Swallowtail. We don’t have them in the US. Great capture!

  • Hello Kathleen, Thank you so much for the kind comment.
    Warm Greetings, Jokus ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

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