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Male Large Copper Butterfly
Large Copper Butterfly (Lycaena dispar) belongs to the Family Lycaenidae. It can be found on the edges of forests and in the meadows up to 2000 meters.This butterfly is on the Red List of Threatened Species. Males and females look different. Females have conspicuous dark dots on their front wings ( which are missing in males).
Photo taken by my cousin Ewa. The Low Beskid – Mount Dzial – Czarnorzeki – June 26. 2008

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Anya JingleSimply Beautiful!

Anya Jingle

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Great color and sharpness!
Cheers.
Posted Sep 28, 2008 1:39 pm

HenrykRe: Simply Beautiful!

Henryk

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Thanks. I enjoy your comment. Greetings Henryk
Posted Oct 1, 2008 3:06 am

AfzalBeautiful!

Afzal

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and very nice photo!
Posted Sep 28, 2008 1:45 pm

HenrykRe: Beautiful!

Henryk

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Thank you for the comment. These butterflies are hard to photograph because they are very lively. Greetings, Henryk.
Posted Sep 30, 2008 3:28 pm

banzai.barbaragreat shot...

Voted 10/10

I've never seen this butterfly before, thanks both for the infos and very nice picture. wow, terrific color! :)
ciao
b.
Posted Sep 29, 2008 4:58 am

HenrykRe: great shot...

Henryk

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Thank you fro the nice comment. We have seen this butterfly this summer also for the first time ever even though we have been hiking for many years now. There is also very similar species (Hoedes virguareae) living in Poland that we also managed to photograph. Greetings, Henryk.
Posted Sep 30, 2008 2:50 am

NikmanNice ...

Nikman

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... colours and contrast.
Posted Oct 1, 2008 4:00 pm

HenrykRe: Nice ...

Henryk

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Thank you for the nice comment. I'm glad you like it. Henryk
Posted Oct 2, 2008 4:20 pm

shahroodi35Very nice

shahroodi35

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Thank you for all of your nice pictures
Posted Dec 3, 2008 11:10 pm

HenrykRe: Very nice

Henryk

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I'm glad you like my photos. Thank you for the vote. Greetings Henryk
Posted Dec 6, 2008 7:50 am

Elizabeth RigginA terrific photo

Elizabeth Riggin

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What color is in this photo! I loved your photos and hope to see more in 2010! Best Wishes, E-
Posted Dec 13, 2009 4:22 pm

HenrykRe: A terrific photo

Henryk

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Thank you for the nice comment. I'm happy that you like my photos. I wish for you and your family Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Henryk
Posted Dec 17, 2009 2:48 am

AzraWow

Azra

Voted 10/10

What color!
Great great
I love it!
Posted Dec 17, 2009 7:25 am

HenrykRe: Wow

Henryk

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I'm glad you like my photo. Thank you for the vote. I wish for you and your family Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Henryk
Posted Dec 18, 2009 1:11 pm

AzraRe: Wow

Azra

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Henryk!
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year for you and your family!
:)
Posted Dec 19, 2009 6:13 pm

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HenrykSubmitted by Henryk
on Sep 28, 2008 2:14 am

Image ID: 447135
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Object Title: Male Large Copper Butterfly

Image Type(s): Wildlife