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Large Scarce Blue, Phengaris teleius on Great Burnet

it was accidental that I found the habitat of this butterfly. To go to Milovice, the train crosses a trestle over a river. Rivers mean dragonflies, so like Pooh looking for his honey jar, I knew there had to be something there. On the way of meeting this butterfly, I also met the EuroExpress on the trestle. It was bigger than me, so actually the only thing to do was hug a girder--however, on the other side of the trestle were Phengaris species- all three of them, so I always went back, but kept track of EuroExpress.

TAGS: Butterfly, Czech Republic, Insect, Macro

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Prague, Czech Republic
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© Mary C Legg.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2014
Total Views: 56
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 18, 2014, 8:27 a.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS 7D
Focal Length: 100mm
Shutter Speed: 1/320
Aperture: f4.5
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PHOTO LOCATION Celakovice, Czech Republic