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The southern birdwing - Troides minos

Posted by
dotcompals (Palakkad, India) on 2 November 2020 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Troides minos, the southern birdwing, is a large and striking swallowtail butterfly endemic to south India. With a wingspan of 140–190 mm, it is the second largest butterfly of India.

Canon EOS REBEL XTi 1/100 second F/5.6 ISO 400 300 mm

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Florence from Bretagne, France

Never seen a butterfly like this! An extremely beautiful one! Thanks for this photo!

2 Nov 2020 7:00am

@Florence: Thank you, Florence, for your appreciation.

Daniel from Perpignan, France

Superbe !

2 Nov 2020 7:41am

@Daniel: Thank you Daniel

Dimitrios from ATHENS, Greece

GREAT frame

2 Nov 2020 8:22am

Lougris from Toulouse, France

Très joli specimen !

2 Nov 2020 1:50pm

Jolanda from Amsterdam, Netherlands

Beautifully detailed photo of this birdwing

2 Nov 2020 2:29pm

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

bien ce papillon

2 Nov 2020 4:40pm

Ralf Kesper from Fröndenberg, Germany

Beautiful!

3 Nov 2020 5:00am