Silver-spotted Skipper

Silver-spotted Skipper Butterfly

Silver-spotted Skipper

On the Silver-spotted Skipper (Epargyreus clarus), the wings are brown-black; hindwing is lobed. Forewing has transparent gold spots; underside of hindwing has a metallic silver band.
The Silver-spotted Skipper has a wing span of 1 3/4 – 2 5/8 inches (4.5 – 6.7 cm). The photograph of this Silver-spotted Skipper was taken at the Stuyvesant Cove Park on the East River in lower Manhattan with the Canon 5D Mark III with the Canon 100mm Macro lens.

1 thought on “Silver-spotted Skipper

  1. Samba

    Hi LauraI alwyas enjoy a relaly beautiful photo of a common bird it just relaly makes you rethink the animal’s place in the order of things and in this case especially appreciate their personality.RegardsGuy

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