In this week’s photo selection, let’s explore the enchanting beauty of diverse patterns and colors that nature offers in the wings of butterflies. Here’s a few to get you started.
“This picture was taken during a visit to Rotterdam Zoo (Rotterdam, Netherlands).” – Tim Strater
“Apollo female foraging a flower of atuberous thistle in a small alpine meadow. Vercors, France.” – Anne SORBES
Peacock & Small Tortoishell Butterflies. Photographed in Shropshire, England. – Elaine Williams
“Photo taken at Fjärilshuset Stockholm, Sweden” – Mats Ellting
“Black Swallowtail Butterfly. Taken from Iroquoia Heights, Ancaster, Ontario, Canada.” – AncasterZ
To join this series, tweet @flickr with your favorite wildlife photos, and include the hashtag #WildlifeWednesday. And if you’d rather not tweet, simply include the same hashtag in your Flickr photo title, or tag it with WildlifeWednesday.
We look forward to seeing your contributions and featuring a new selection of your photo submissions every Wednesday here on our blog.
Previously featured for this series: Endangered arapaima