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Spring Azure (Celastrina ladon) One of the first butterflies I've seen this season (definitely the first i've captured on camera)! At a meadowy powerline cut, resting on some old flowerheads. Celastrina ladon,Geotagged,Spring Azure,United States,Winter Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Spring Azure (Celastrina ladon)

One of the first butterflies I've seen this season (definitely the first i've captured on camera)! At a meadowy powerline cut, resting on some old flowerheads.

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  1. Gorgeous!!! Happy almost spring <3. Posted one month ago
    1. Thanks :) It felt like spring today. I was feeling rough, but Jason helped me walk around on the flat ground at my favorite clearing. Posted one month ago
      1. I'm glad you got out! It's nice here too, but I chose bed over a hike this afternoon. Posted one month ago
        1. wouldn't call what we did a hike haha :D got out of the car and ambled for a few minutes until i needed to stop (had my cane with me too) Posted one month ago
          1. Well, it sounds like it was worthwhile! And, it's more than I managed ;P. Posted one month ago
            1. I got a handful of photos. Jason had to bend down to pick up lichens/sticks for me :D Posted one month ago
  2. Very pretty! Posted one month ago
    1. Thank you, Marta! <3 I was very happy to see it! Posted 27 days ago

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The Spring Azure is a butterfly of the Lycaenidae family. It is found in North America from Alaska and Canada south of the tundra, through most of the United States except the Texas coast, southern plain and peninsula Florida; south in the mountains to Colombia.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Lisa Kimmerling
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By Lisa Kimmerling

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Uploaded Mar 3, 2021. Captured Mar 3, 2021 14:17 in 10304 Old Hwy 411, Chatsworth, GA 30705, USA.
  • Canon EOS 6D Mark II
  • f/25.0
  • 1/166s
  • ISO100
  • 100mm