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Butterfly: Wandering donkey acraea

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Butterfly: Wandering donkey acraea

Unread postby Jakkalsbessie » Thu Feb 19, 2009 10:57 am

Acraea neobule neobule
Wandering donkey acraea (eng), Dwaalesel-rooitjie (afr)

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Re: KNP butterfly surveys, March 2009

Unread postby Pieter Steyn » Thu Mar 26, 2009 5:34 pm

Hi

I'm glad to see that I have a "maatjie" frend looking at smaller things like "butterfly's and insects. Your photo's are excellent.

I have tried to take pictures of butterfly's, I have one problem. They do not want to sit still and open their wings when you have your camera with you. You have to be very pasient with them.

Can you ID these butterfly's

It looks as if you can see through the tips of this fellow.

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I could take thee photo's of one sitting on a flower.

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Re: KNP butterfly surveys, March 2009

Unread postby BushSnake » Thu Mar 26, 2009 6:20 pm

The first one is a wandering donkey acraea (Acraea neobule), and the second is also a pale ranger (Kedestes callicles).
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