A detail of a male specimen preparing for sleep late in the evening, just before sunset. The blues always sleep with their heads facing down. When light intensity and temperature is dropping, these lovely little butterflies are less active compared to daytimes. At that moment you can carefully come close enough (without scaring them away) to make some realy detailed images.
Image: Viroinval (BE) - 24/07/2010
© Johan Dierckx
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