16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
California Hairstreak

I am constantly photographing butterflies and saw this gorgeous Hairstreak in a garden in downtown Santa Cruz. Some butterflies rarely settle for a photograph, but this one was very cooperative.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Santa Cruz, California, United States of America
Camera: Canon PowerShot SX600 HS
Copyright: © Barbara Brott