17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A Zizula hylux butterfly getting ready to fly

A Zizula hylax (Gaika blue or tiny grass blue) butterfly that we found last May 24 on a farm just on our backyard. I used to ignore these as a kid but now found a refreshed appreciation for these tiny beauties.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2019
Date Uploaded: 06.2019
Photo Location: Philippines
Camera: ILCE-7RM2
Copyright: © Reynante Martinez