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Photos of European Common Blue - Polyommattus icarus

Last modified on 2023-01-15. Dedicated page for wildlife photographers. Here, you will find valuable information including camera settings, date, and location for each photo. For more information about the species itself, please visit our website Fauna & Flora Photography, European Common Blue (Polyommattus icarus)

A small butterfly species with intense blue color on the back of the wings and beautiful pattern on the lower side of the wings, It is an European species introduced in the Mirabel Airport region and now frequently observed in Montreal and surrounding area.

European Common Blue (Polyommattus icarus)

Male and Female European Common Blue (Polyommattus icarus) encounter on a New England Aster (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae)

Jardin Botanique de Montréal

NIKON Z 6; NIKKOR Z MC 105mm f/2.8 VR S; Focal Length 105mm; Exposure 1/1250; Aperture f/11; Iso 720;

European Common Blue (Polyommattus icarus)

Parc des Rapides

NIKON D500; 90mm f/2.8; Focal Length 90mm; Exposure 1/200; Aperture f8.0; Iso 180;

European Common Blue (Polyommattus icarus)

Fluorescent blue! A individual enjoying the sunbeams of this autumn day.

Champ des Possibles

NIKON D7100; 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6; Focal Length 140mm; Exposure 1/800; Aperture f5.6; Iso 200;

Written and regularly updated by Karl-Heinz Müller, Dipl. Natw. ETH, Biology. With 10 years of experience in wildlife photography, Karl-Heinz shares first-hand, on-site collected observations, photos and videos from his frequent visits to parks in Montreal and surrounding areas.

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