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Photo of the Day ~ Macro: Bugs and Closeups Category ~ September 01, 2008

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Silver Y
by Walter Soestbergen (ToXiQ) 
Camera:
Canon EOS 40-D
Location:
Vleuten
 
Netherlands

Photographer Notes:
This is a night Moth. The wings have a pattern with different shades of brown to get a perfect camouflage.


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Patrice Cigallio Wesa commented on September 01, 2008 09:47:
Wow, he looks camouflaged all right. Never have seen a moth like it before. I love that eye. Thanks for sharing. Congrats on your unique and interesting macro composition win today, Walter!
Evy Johansen commented on September 01, 2008 11:11:
Wow... from the thumbnail I thought it was a leaf... What a beautiful find! And you captured it so well!! Big congratulations on your well deserved POTD, Walter!
Linn Smith commented on September 01, 2008 11:42:
A very unusual and different looking moth...well seen and even better photographed without a distracting background! Congratulations on your win today!
Lois Sturdivant commented on September 01, 2008 11:54:
Great capture, Walter! What a strange looking beastie!
Helen McHugh commented on September 01, 2008 16:30:
You have captured this unusual moth with great clarity,Walter! It shows it camouflage ability to perfection! Congratulations!
Kathy Shogren commented on September 01, 2008 18:40:
Wonderful details and clarity Walter. Congrats on POTD!


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