Mallow scrub Hairstreak Butterfly

 
 
 
Mallow scrub Hairstreak Butterfly

WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY – ENCHANTED FOREST PARK, FL

This photograph of a Mallow scrub Hairstreak Butterfly was taken at a beautiful urban park in North Miami, Florida. Its name is Enchanted Forest Park. The gear used for this photo of a Mallow scrub Hairstreak Butterfly was a Nikon D90 camera body with a Nikkor 60mm 2.8 lens.

The Mallow scrub Hairstreak Butterfly (Strymon columella) is a member of the Gossamer wing family of butterflies. It grows to a length of 1 inch. From above, the trailing edge of the hindwings are tinged blue. From below, the Mallow scrub Hairstreak Butterfly is grayish in color, crossed with broken dark spots, and an orange black eyespot near the tail. The Mallow scrub Hairstreak Butterfly can be found in fields, and subsists on Mallows and Bay Cedar as its food source.

Subject Photo exif Data

  • Aperture - ƒ/8
  • Credit - Alan S. Hochman Photography
  • Camera - NIKON D90
  • Date Created - June 5, 2011, 2:02 pm
  • Focal length - 60mm
  • Iso - 450
  • Shutter speed - 1/125
  • Title - Mallow scrub-Hairstreak
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11 Comments

 
  1. Marla2121 says:

    Fantastic pix!

  2. Andy.Hurvitz says:

    Fantastic photograph

  3. Joyce.Epel says:

    Awesome

  4. Robert.H says:

    Love your photo’s

  5. Alan S Hochman Photo (@Photobug52) (@Photobug52) says:

    Mallow scrub Hairstreak Butterfly http://t.co/Ei12q51

  6. Maxine.R says:

    So pretty and good composure.

  7. Roberta.Henry says:

    Terrific photo

  8. Linda.Gold says:

    Stunning photography

  9. Robert.Lenny says:

    Outstanding butterfly macro!

  10. VIOLE_27 says:

    THAT IS BEAUTIFUL

  11. Alan S. Hochman says:

    Thank you

 

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