Costa Rica Picture of the Day – Each day the Costa Rican Times will be including a picture from around Costa Rica to see the natural beauty and amazing things that we get to see each day in the land of the Pura Vida.
“This postman butterfly (Heliconius melpomene) had such vibrantly colored wings that really stood out, even against the bright flowers.
Interestingly, the postman butterflies are one of a number of species which makes a route of certain flowers within its habitat and will then return to those particular flowers, rather than searching for new ones.”“
Canon Rebel SL1:f5.6, 1/100 secs, iso 100, 55mm magnification
Article and photograph by Leah Hendre