TQ0658 : Owl Butterfly, Wisley, Surrey

taken 7 years ago, near to Wisley, Surrey, Great Britain

Owl Butterfly, Wisley, Surrey
Owl Butterfly, Wisley, Surrey
Seen during the 'Butterflies in the Glasshouse' event of 2013. Butterflies in the genus Caligo are commonly called owl butterflies, after their huge eyespots, which resemble owls' eyes. They are found in the rainforests and secondary forests of Mexico, Central, and South America.

To say the least, this portion of the glasshouse was humid! With a cold temperature outside, it took at least ten minutes for the lens protector to stop continuously misting up. In one hour, I probably used the lens cloth as many times as I normally do in an entire year!
LinkExternal link
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Peter Trimming and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
+
+
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
TQ0658, 1076 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
  (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Tuesday, 26 February, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 26 February, 2013
Geographical Context
Sport, Leisure  Park and Public Gardens  Educational sites  People, Events 
Place (from Tags)
Surrey  RHS Wisley 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 061 583 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:18.8571N 0:28.7247W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 061 583
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map
+

Other Tags
Butterfly  Glasshouse  Caligo Eurilochus 

Click a tag, to view other nearby images.

Image classification(about): Supplemental image
This page has been viewed about 22 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · Bing MapsExternal link · Geograph Coverage Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
NW N NE
W Go E
SW S SE
[Mark
You are not logged in login | register