Insects in Flight

Challenge #59 in the Life in the Natural World series. Hosted by RuthC.
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Here's your chance to show us these amazing insects with their wings in action. showing off their beauty, colours, and speed. The insects should be flying around in their natural environment. Macro and close-up shots welcome. Size: MAXIMUM 1,600px on LONGER SIDE.
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Mating flight
by nmmob
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Mating maneuver just prior to mating of butterflies
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Submitted: Saturday, 10th August, 2013 22:50 (GMT)
Taken: Friday, 12th July, 2013
Focal length: 60 mm
Shutter speed: 1/250 sec
Aperture: F4
ISO: 1600
Notes: Slightly cropped
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