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Polyommatus icarus - Courtship display

Posted by
Johan Dierckx (Wijnegem, Belgium) on 30 August 2017 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Polyommatus icarus (Rottemburg, 1775)

NL: Icarusblauwtje
EN: Common Blue
DE: Hauhechel-Bläuling, Gemeiner Bläuling
FR: Argus bleu, Azuré commun, Azuré de la Bugrane

Image: Ranst (BE) - 22/05/2017

Canon EOS 7D 1/500 second F/5.6 ISO 200 150 mm

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rbassin from Tramelan, Switzerland

Superbe macro

30 Aug 2017 8:33am

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

beau ce bleu

30 Aug 2017 9:56am

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice macro shot!
Amazing !!!!
Congratulations! :)

31 Aug 2017 4:41pm

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal


1 Sep 2017 9:22am

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Congratulations on your SPOTLIGHT!

1 Sep 2017 2:21pm

Aly from Annen, Netherlands


1 Sep 2017 4:37pm

Canon EOS 7D
1/500 second
ISO 200
150 mm