Butterfly sucking nectar out of a purple flower by Laura Stolfi for Stocksy United

Butterfly sucking nectar out of a purple flower

Close-up of Scarce Swallowtail (Iphiclides podalirius) butterfly on Buddleja davidii nanho blue flower in bloom. The butterfly has white wings striped with black and has the tongue inside a bell shaped tiny flower and is sucking nectar. Rainbow light both on the flower and the insect.

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Image #17984
Uploaded 10 March, 2013
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II

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