|Blue Morpho at a butterfly farm|
Blue Morphos are just enough of an uncommon site that seeing one in the wild feels like a special treat. Even more special is being surrounded but them at a butterfly farm, and we are lucky enough to live right down the road from one.
|it is hard to catch their wings open when you want to take a picture|
Morphos are big-- their wing span is 4 or 5 inches. When a butterfly is that big, you can actually hear it fly past. It sounds like the flutter of velvet. The outside of their wings is a plain brown, while the inside is a brilliant shifting blue, so their flight is a staccato of color.
|this is from our honeymoon in Costa Rica. Morphos like fruit.|