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Red Admiral extreme closeup 1/2 This macro of the Red Admiral reveals a mouse-like hairy snout. Distance between my lens and this specie was about 10cm. Geotagged,Heesch,Macro,Red Admiral,The Netherlands,Vanessa atalanta Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Red Admiral extreme closeup 1/2

This macro of the Red Admiral reveals a mouse-like hairy snout. Distance between my lens and this specie was about 10cm.

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  1. What can I say, man, great great detail those eyes and feelers. Catching DOF, colours of moss, contrast between background, lighted red parts of the wings and those checkered eyes. Applause! Posted 9 years ago
    1. Thanks, I'm flattered :) Posted 9 years ago

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The Red Admiral is a well-known colourful butterfly, found in temperate Europe, Asia and North America. The Red Admiral has a 45–50 mm wing span. The species is resident only in warmer areas, but migrates north in spring, and sometimes again in autumn.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By Ferdy Christant

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Uploaded Aug 24, 2012. Captured Aug 24, 2012 13:54 in Schoonstraat 24A, 5384 Heesch, The Netherlands.
  • NIKON D7000
  • f/16.0
  • 1/200s
  • ISO6400
  • 105mm