• Aperture: ƒ/16
  • Camera: NIKON D4
  • Taken: 2 February, 2015 15:22
  • Focal length: 210mm
  • ISO: 640
  • Shutter speed: 1/800 s

This was the first of many species of butterflies I encountered on Socotra, and here I found at least 6 males of Catopsilia florella. I find the male rather dull compared to the female, but that is my view – the female definitely selects a male with a green hue.

African migrant (Catopsilia florella)
Here it’s finding food in the flowers of the endemic Limonium sokotranum on the Shuab beach of west Socotra.

  • Aperture: ƒ/16
  • Camera: NIKON D4
  • Focal length: 210mm
  • ISO: 640
  • Shutter speed: 1/800 s