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Today I Am....

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...a small blue thing

 

The Small Blue Butterfly (Cupido minimus) is a beautiful thing and easily overlooked amongst it's more brightly coloured cousins.

 

It is however a priority species for conservation due to the continued loss of habitat and resulting drop in population.

 

Happy Blue Monday Everyone!

 

Taken with Sigma 105mm F2.8 EX DG macro

Manual focus. Hand held.

 

Explored: Highest position: 61 on Tuesday, June 9, 2009. Thanks to everyone who have taken the time to comment!

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Taken on May 22, 2009