Wednesday, January 18, 2012

The Plain Tiger (Danaus chrysipppus)

Danaus chrysippus is part of the Monarch family. They occur from the Canary Islands through Africa, The Middle East, Southeast Asia to New Guinea and Australia and occasionally visits Europe too!  The Monarchs give the warning that they are inedible by the distinctive coloration on their wings.
Merle.  Canon 5D Mk2.  Canon 100-400mm L