Butterflies – Common Green Birdwing – Ornithoptera priamus

Butterflies – Common Green Birdwing – Ornithoptera priamus

Photographed at Butterfly World in Fort Lauderdale, Florida in 2011. The Birdwing has many subspecies identified since it is a native of Indonesia and North east Asia where many islands have provided opportunities for members of the species to develop independently and differentiate sufficiently to develop enough difference to warrant sub-speciation. THis butterfly ranges in size from about

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About Ron

Ron has long had an interest in photography and traveling and, in recent years, has had more time to devote to both activities. Long a Pentax user, Ron switched to Nikon gear when he went digital. The advent of the digital SLR camera, and the ease of the internet blogging process, has provided a venue for sharing his photography and travel experience at the local, national and international level. More about Ron
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