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Henry's Elfin Found next to the marsh is the Henry's Elfin (Callophrys henrici) a small butterfly at Mer Bleue Conservation Area, Ottawa, Ontario. Ramsar site no. 755. Butterfly,Callophrys henrici,Canada,Geotagged,Henry's Elfin,Henrys elfin,Mer Bleue Conservation Area,Ontario,Ottawa,Ramsar wetland,Spring Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Henry's Elfin

Found next to the marsh is the Henry's Elfin (Callophrys henrici) a small butterfly at Mer Bleue Conservation Area, Ottawa, Ontario. Ramsar site no. 755.

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''Callophrys henrici'', the Henry's elfin or woodland elfin, is a North American butterfly in the family Lycaenidae. In Canada it is found from southern Manitoba to southern Nova Scotia. It has two main groups of populations in the United States; the first is found along the Atlantic Coast and uses various hollies as host plants; and the second is found mainly in the north and the Appalachians where they use redbud as a host plant. Henry's elfin is increasing in New England because of an introduced.. more

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Uploaded Dec 18, 2018. Captured May 10, 2014 15:59 in 5185 Dolman Ridge Rd, Orléans, ON K1C 7G4, Canada.
  • DMC-ZS30
  • f/3.3
  • 1/640s
  • ISO100
  • 4.3mm