Thirsty Sucker

By: RCM

Feb 13 2015

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Category: Insects, macro

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Aperture:f/5.6
Focal Length:300mm
ISO:200
Shutter:1/1000 sec
Camera:NIKON D5100

I’ve come to enjoy my lunchtime walk through the Brisbane City Botanic Gardens because every time I’m rewarded with the interesting diversity and beauty of nature. I’m not sure if this little guy is categorised as a moth or butterfly, or something in between. It was very interesting watching how quickly and accurately it would pick out the flowers with it’s proboscis to extract the nectar.

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