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Owl Butterfly

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Photo of the Owl Butterfly, taken at the Niagara Butterfly Conservatory.
Photo of the Owl Butterfly, taken at the Niagara Butterfly Conservatory.

General Attributes (Click an attribute to find more related items)

Genus:Caligo
Species:Owl Butterfly

Location Attributes (Click on location to find more related items)

City:Niagara Falls
Origins:Central America
Origins:South America
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Photo of the Owl Butterfly, taken at the Niagara Butterfly Conservatory.
Owl Butterfly (2)

Photo of the Owl Butterfly, taken at the Niagara Butterfly Conservatory.

Photo Attributes:Niagara Falls, Caligo, Central America, South America, Owl Butterfly,
In these galleries:Animals, Butterflies, Insects
Photo Specific Links:Butterly - Wikipedia
Niagara Butterfly Conservatory - Site Page
The conservatory features over 2,000 colourful tropical butterflies floating freely among lush, exotic blossoms and greenery. Paths wind through the rainforest setting, past a pond and waterfall and the Emergence window, where butterflies leave their pupae and prepare to take their first flight!

Owl Butterflies on Tobago
Miscellaneous photos.

Owl Butterfly Wikipedia
Butterflies in the genus Caligo are commonly called Owl butterflies, after their huge eyespots, which resemble owls' eyes. They are found in the rainforests and secondary forests of Mexico, Central and South America.


Photo of unidentified butterflies mating.  Taken at niagara Butterfly Conservatory.
Mating Butterfly at Niagara Butterfly Conservatory

Photo of unidentified butterflies mating. Taken at niagara Butterfly Conservatory.

Photo Attributes:Niagara Falls,
In these galleries:Animals, Butterflies, Insects
Photo Specific Links:Butterly - Wikipedia
Niagara Butterfly Conservatory - Site Page
The conservatory features over 2,000 colourful tropical butterflies floating freely among lush, exotic blossoms and greenery. Paths wind through the rainforest setting, past a pond and waterfall and the Emergence window, where butterflies leave their pupae and prepare to take their first flight!


Photo of the Red Postman Butterfly taken at the Niagara Butterfly Conservatory.
Red Postman Butterfly

Photo of the Red Postman Butterfly taken at the Niagara Butterfly Conservatory.

Photo Attributes:Nymphalidae, South America, Mexico, 2010,
In these galleries:Animals, Butterflies, Insects
Photo Specific Links:Postman Butterfly - Wikipedia
The Postman Butterfly, Common Postman, or simply Postman[1] (Heliconius melpomene) is one of the Heliconiine butterflies found from Mexico to northern South America.[2] Several species in the genus have very similar markings and looks and are difficult to distinguish.


Photo of the Giant Swallowtail Butterfly at the Niagara Butterfly Conservatory.
Giant Swallowtail Butterfly

Photo of the Giant Swallowtail Butterfly at the Niagara Butterfly Conservatory.

Photo Attributes:Niagara Falls, Canada, Papilio, North America, Giant Swallowtail,
In these galleries:Animals, Butterflies, Insects
Photo Specific Links:Butterflies of Canada web Site
The largest butterfly found in Canada (wingspan: 83 to 113 mm), the Giant Swallowtail has broad dark brown wings crossed on the upperside by a diagonal band of bright yellow spots. The underside is yellowish and the tail is broad with a yellow spot in the centre.

Butterly - Wikipedia
Giant Swallowtail - wikipedia
The Giant Swallowtail (Papilio cresphontes) is a swallowtail butterfly common in various parts of North America, particularly the south and east. With a wingspan of about 10–16 cm (3.9–6.3 in),[2] it is the largest butterfly in Canada and the United States.

Niagara Butterfly Conservatory - Site Page
The conservatory features over 2,000 colourful tropical butterflies floating freely among lush, exotic blossoms and greenery. Paths wind through the rainforest setting, past a pond and waterfall and the Emergence window, where butterflies leave their pupae and prepare to take their first flight!


Unidentified butterfly at Niagara Butterfly Convervatory.
Butterfly at Niagara Butterfly Conservatory (3)

Unidentified butterfly at Niagara Butterfly Convervatory.

Photo Attributes:Niagara Falls, Canada, Unknown,
In these galleries:Animals, Butterflies, Insects
Photo Specific Links:Butterly - Wikipedia
Niagara Butterfly Conservatory - Site Page
The conservatory features over 2,000 colourful tropical butterflies floating freely among lush, exotic blossoms and greenery. Paths wind through the rainforest setting, past a pond and waterfall and the Emergence window, where butterflies leave their pupae and prepare to take their first flight!


Unidentified butterfly at Niagara Butterfly Convervatory.
Butterfly at Niagara Butterfly Conservatory (2)

Unidentified butterfly at Niagara Butterfly Convervatory.

Photo Attributes:Niagara Falls, Unknown,
In these galleries:Animals, Butterflies, Insects
Photo Specific Links:Butterly - Wikipedia
Niagara Butterfly Conservatory - Site Page
The conservatory features over 2,000 colourful tropical butterflies floating freely among lush, exotic blossoms and greenery. Paths wind through the rainforest setting, past a pond and waterfall and the Emergence window, where butterflies leave their pupae and prepare to take their first flight!


Photo of chart showing the butterflies currently habitating the Niagara Butterfly Conservatory.
Butterflies at Niagara Butterfly Conservatory(1 of 2)

Photo of chart showing the butterflies currently habitating the Niagara Butterfly Conservatory.

Photo Attributes:Niagara Falls, Canada,
In these galleries:Animals, Butterflies, Insects
Photo Specific Links:Butterly - Wikipedia
Niagara Butterfly Conservatory - Site Page
The conservatory features over 2,000 colourful tropical butterflies floating freely among lush, exotic blossoms and greenery. Paths wind through the rainforest setting, past a pond and waterfall and the Emergence window, where butterflies leave their pupae and prepare to take their first flight!


Photo of Blue Morpho butterfly, taken at the Niagara Butterfly Conservatory.  They are Neotropical butterflies found mostly in South America as well as Mexico and Central America
Blue Morpho Butterfly

Photo of Blue Morpho butterfly, taken at the Niagara Butterfly Conservatory. They are Neotropical butterflies found mostly in South America as well as Mexico and Central America

Photo Attributes:Morpho, South America, Central America, Mexico, 2010, Blue Morpho,
In these galleries:Animals, Butterflies, Insects
Photo Specific Links:Blue Morpho Butterfly Facts
Morpho butterflies are amongst the most amazing creatures seen in the tropical rainforests. Here are some interesting facts about the Blue Morpho butterfly.

Niagara Butterfly Conservatory - Site Page
The conservatory features over 2,000 colourful tropical butterflies floating freely among lush, exotic blossoms and greenery. Paths wind through the rainforest setting, past a pond and waterfall and the Emergence window, where butterflies leave their pupae and prepare to take their first flight!



Related Galleries

In these galleries:Animals, Butterflies, Insects

Related Links

Photo Specific Links:Butterflies of Canada web Site
The largest butterfly found in Canada (wingspan: 83 to 113 mm), the Giant Swallowtail has broad dark brown wings crossed on the upperside by a diagonal band of bright yellow spots. The underside is yellowish and the tail is broad with a yellow spot in the centre.

Niagara Butterfly Conservatory - Site Page
The conservatory features over 2,000 colourful tropical butterflies floating freely among lush, exotic blossoms and greenery. Paths wind through the rainforest setting, past a pond and waterfall and the Emergence window, where butterflies leave their pupae and prepare to take their first flight!

Owl Butterflies on Tobago
Miscellaneous photos.

Owl Butterfly Wikipedia
Butterflies in the genus Caligo are commonly called Owl butterflies, after their huge eyespots, which resemble owls' eyes. They are found in the rainforests and secondary forests of Mexico, Central and South America.

Animals Gallery Links:Animal Pictures at National Goegraphic
Animal Planet
Animals.com
Butterflies Gallery Links:Butterly - Wikipedia
Central America - Butterflies
Site describing butterlies as they relate to Central America.
Caligo Links:Caligo - Wikiepedia
Butterflies in the genus Caligo are commonly called Owl butterflies, after their huge eyespots, which resemble owls' eyes.
Niagara Falls Links:Niagara Falls - wikipedia
Wikipedia page for Niagara Falls.
Niagara Falls Tourism Official Website
The Official Website for Niagara Falls, Ontario. Packed with attractions, world-class hotels and dining, exciting nightlife and family adventure.
Niagara-on-the-lake Site
This is a site of Niagara-on-the-Lake Chamber of Commerce and Visitor & Convention Bureau

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Model:DSLR-A300
DateTime:2010:07:01 11:47:13
Exposure Time:1/80
F:5/1
ISO:400
DateTimeDigitized :2010:03:01 15:51:33
DateTimeOriginal :2010:03:01 15:51:33
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