Tag Archives: Bellavista

Indian paintbrush (Castilleja arvensis)

The color of the infloresence is incredibly attractive – to me and insects alike. The red leaves are nothing more than indicators or flags – the real flower is inconspicuous This is the flower. Aperture: ƒ/20 Camera: NIKON D700 Taken: 24 November, 2011 15:41 Focal length: 150mm ISO: 800 Shutter speed: 1/250 s

Eretris sp

Very wary and hard to get close to. Shot on the ridge behind Bellavista lodge, where the dirt road made it possible for several species of flowers to thrive, and thus several species of butterflies. Please help me classify it – leave a comment 🙂 Aperture: ƒ/11 Camera: NIKON D700 Taken: 24 November, 2011 14:54 […]

Leptophobia species

I found this one alongside a dirt road on a ridge behind Bellavista lodge. A bright and open area receiving wind from the valleys below. Please help me classify it – leave a comment 🙂 Aperture: ƒ/11 Camera: NIKON D700 Taken: 24 November, 2011 13:18 Focal length: 150mm ISO: 800 Shutter speed: 1/250 s

Altinote ozomene

I found this one alongside a dirt road on a ridge behind Bellavista lodge. A bright and open area receiving wind from the valleys below. Thanks to Kim Garwood for identification! Aperture: ƒ/11 Camera: NIKON D700 Taken: 24 November, 2011 13:16 Focal length: 150mm ISO: 800 Shutter speed: 1/250 s

Bamboo shoot

Fully grown this species is immensely long and slender, and looked like enormous fishing rods. Aperture: ƒ/18 Camera: NIKON D700 Taken: 24 November, 2011 12:55 Focal length: 150mm ISO: 800 Shutter speed: 1/250 s

Bomarea hieronymii

Bomarea is unmistakeble and eyecatching. In a gloomy forest of green, the hanging infloresence is one of few wonders of blossom accessible to us humans – as most is high in the canopy. This is at around 2300 m elevation. Aperture: ƒ/18 Camera: NIKON D700 Taken: 24 November, 2011 12:59 Focal length: 150mm ISO: 800 […]