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 Jingle

Anya Jingle - Sep 28, 2008 1:39 pm - Voted 10/10

Simply Beautiful!

Great color and sharpness!
Cheers.

Henryk

Henryk - Oct 1, 2008 3:06 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Simply Beautiful!

Thanks. I enjoy your comment. Greetings Henryk

Afzal

Afzal - Sep 28, 2008 1:45 pm - Voted 10/10

Beautiful!

and very nice photo!

Henryk

Henryk - Sep 30, 2008 3:28 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Beautiful!

Thank you for the comment. These butterflies are hard to photograph because they are very lively. Greetings, Henryk.

banzai.barbara - Sep 29, 2008 4:58 am - Voted 10/10

great shot...

I've never seen this butterfly before, thanks both for the infos and very nice picture. wow, terrific color! :)
ciao
b.

Henryk

Henryk - Sep 30, 2008 2:50 am - Hasn't voted

Re: great shot...

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.

Nikman

Nikman - Oct 1, 2008 4:00 pm - Voted 10/10

Nice ...

... colours and contrast.

Henryk

Henryk - Oct 2, 2008 4:20 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Nice ...

Thank you for the nice comment. I'm glad you like it. Henryk

shahroodi35

shahroodi35 - Dec 3, 2008 11:10 pm - Voted 10/10

Very nice

Thank you for all of your nice pictures

Henryk

Henryk - Dec 6, 2008 7:50 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Very nice

I'm glad you like my photos. Thank you for the vote. Greetings Henryk

Elizabeth Riggin

Elizabeth Riggin - Dec 13, 2009 4:22 pm - Voted 10/10

A terrific photo

What color is in this photo! I loved your photos and hope to see more in 2010! Best Wishes, E-

Henryk

Henryk - Dec 17, 2009 2:48 am - Hasn't voted

Re: A terrific photo

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

Azra

Azra - Dec 17, 2009 7:25 am - Voted 10/10

Wow

What color!
Great great
I love it!

Henryk

Henryk - Dec 18, 2009 1:11 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Wow

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

Azra

Azra - Dec 19, 2009 6:13 pm - Voted 10/10

Re: Wow

Henryk!
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year for you and your family!
:)

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