Eye of the Owl

© James R. Jackson

Eye of the Owl

Uploaded: March 16, 2004

Description

This is an Owl Butterfly (Caligo sp.), named because of its resemblance to an owl's eye (and feathers!). This fellow was at the Smithsonian's "Nature's Jewels" exhibit last summer. Handheld; flash, auto settings; manual focus

Comments

Theresa Marie Jones level-deluxe March 16, 2004

Owlstanding! Great close-up!! #107674

James R. Jackson March 16, 2004

Thank you, Theresa (LOL)! #427279

Colette M. Metcalf March 16, 2004

This is neat looking Jay!! Great closeup shot!!! #427314

James R. Jackson March 16, 2004

Thanks, Colette. It helps that this particular butterfly is LARGE! #427318

Leanne M.E. Boyd March 16, 2004

Wow, wonderful detail - excellent work! #427410

Anne D. Eigen March 16, 2004

Excellent, fascinating work! #427426

Eric Highfield level-deluxe March 16, 2004

Great clarity on this close-up, James. Really nice work! #427864

James R. Jackson March 17, 2004

Leanne, Anne, and Eric, thanks so much for the comments. It is always good to be complimented by great photographers! Jay
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