Butterflies and moths are always present but at the same time difficult to photograph and (for amateurs like me) difficult to identify. Slowly but surely I am able to recognize and identify these beauties. Picture above shows us the Anartia amathea resting on the lodge's wall.
The Anartia amathea is a common butterfly. I have seen them fluttering near blossoming branches. Sometimes they are in a small group and sometimes alone.
I usually spot them actively during warm days. This one looked really beaten up but it was still alive and kicking during the photoshoot.
They are also known as 'Coolie' butterfly.
For additional information about this butterfly, you can also check this butterfly site.
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