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Old Apr 18, 2010, 4:55 AM   #1
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This Meadow Argus butterfly [Junonia Villida] must have been cold. It sat with wings outstretched for several minutes before flying off. Long enough for me to capture these two shots.

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Usually all I get when trying to photograph a butterfly is its plain side - folded wings that are so well camouflaged as to be almost invisible.

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Old Apr 19, 2010, 5:02 AM   #2
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They are byfluttering everywhere here too these early spring days


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