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A dark green fritillary butterfly nectaring on some knapweed, taken early on Sunday evening at the Prestbury Hill nature reserve near Cheltenham.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 400D
Lens:70.0 - 300.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 109.4 - 468.7 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:26 Jun 2011 - 5:01 PM
Focal Length:300mm
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/500sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:125
Exposure Mode:Not Defined
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Dark Green Fritillary
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:28 Jun 2011 - 9:05 AM
Tags:Butterfly, Butterfly conservation, Cheltenham, Dark green fritillary, Glos, Knapweed, Prestbury hill nature reserve, Wildlife / nature
Votes:73
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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2011 - 9:32 AM

Well timed I think with this one and good thistle to help with the colours
Well shot
Lillian

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Alvar
Alvar  7 France2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2011 - 9:36 AM

A beauty Ed and well composed.
Alvar

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7137 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2011 - 9:42 AM

A superb image, Ed, yet another beauty I don't see here. Carol

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Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
28 Jun 2011 - 9:47 AM

A great shot Ed, well taken.
Brian

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2011 - 9:50 AM

A great shot - very nicely framed by the knapweed

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samarmishra
28 Jun 2011 - 9:54 AM

Hi, this is an nice image..

Samar..

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2011 - 9:55 AM

What a little beauty and love the natural setting amongst the Knapweed too. Have only ever seen a Fritillary here once, last year, and it disappeared before I had a chance of a shot!

Ann

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Richard_Prior
28 Jun 2011 - 10:06 AM

nice shot ED well captured sharp too well done
Richard

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gingerdelight
28 Jun 2011 - 10:24 AM

Another little beauty here Ed.
Carol

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2011 - 10:26 AM

this really is special
it landed in the right place for a great comp.

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Chinga
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28 Jun 2011 - 10:36 AM

Lovely image. Good capture. IB

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barmymarny
28 Jun 2011 - 10:40 AM

Beautiful image. Well done Ed.

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Joline
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28 Jun 2011 - 10:49 AM

Lovely in its natural habitat. Well togged.

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2011 - 11:04 AM

Well done you!......

Ade

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Maiwand
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28 Jun 2011 - 11:22 AM

Top class Ed.
Ron

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janty66
janty66  7 England
28 Jun 2011 - 12:58 PM

Wonderful capture...

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2011 - 1:17 PM

How did you find time to compose so well? They never sit still for me. This is beauty.
Joan.

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Pegon
Pegon  978 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2011 - 1:18 PM

A cracking shot Ed, well caught.
Pete.

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Len1950
Len1950 e2 Member 4Len1950 vcard England
28 Jun 2011 - 1:27 PM

Lovely! with good colour and detail.

Len

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danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 10474 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2011 - 2:09 PM

A cracker Ed and the skill full focus has helped a lot.

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Daisymaye
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28 Jun 2011 - 2:34 PM

Well captured, good detail Ed...........Sandy

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2011 - 4:34 PM

Like the d.o.f. Ed.
Good colours.
Good shot.
Mick.

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lifesnapper
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28 Jun 2011 - 5:24 PM

Nice to be 40 Ed'. ( Wish I was)

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pluckyfilly
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28 Jun 2011 - 5:28 PM

beautiful butterfly on a pretty flower headSmile

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2011 - 5:32 PM

Both butterfly and it's perch show up so well against that pale green b/g, Ed: lovely shot.
Ronnie.

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JustDucky
JustDucky  3 Canada
28 Jun 2011 - 5:35 PM

beautiful shot Ed, great detail and colour
Tammy

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SteveMoulding
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28 Jun 2011 - 6:14 PM

Beautifully captured against that lovely bg. Superb.
Steve.

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bricurtis
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28 Jun 2011 - 8:15 PM

Lovely natural surroundings to show this one in Ed.
Brian.

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Ruthannette
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28 Jun 2011 - 8:31 PM

Excellent detail Ed, very well captured.

Ruth

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Beautiful image/capture again Ed

Chris

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gary_d
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28 Jun 2011 - 8:47 PM

Nice shot, see you Thursday. - gary

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2011 - 8:51 PM

Beautiful image with fine detail,well done,
saeid

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Glostopcat
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29 Jun 2011 - 9:09 AM

Many thanks for all your comments and clicks, they are much appreciated, Ed

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norton
norton  10 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2011 - 8:52 PM

Excellent image here Ed, superb capture.................

Tony.

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Glostopcat
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29 Jul 2011 - 9:12 PM

Thanks for the award Mara, it is greatly appreciated coming from a man of your undoubted talents, I've only just noticed this one, Ed

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