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A nationally rare duke of burgundy butterfly seen in the Bill Smyllie field at Prestbury Hill nature reserve back in mid May. Many thanks to Kate "IrishKate" for the user award on yesterdays upload the "Roebuck Portrait" it is much appreciated, Ed

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 60D
Lens:100.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 157.3 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:15 May 2014 - 11:48 AM
Focal Length:100mm
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/320sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Partial
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual Temperature (Kelvin)
Title:Duke of Burgundy basking II
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:27 Jun 2014 - 8:03 AM
Tags:Butterfly conservation, Close-up / macro, Duke of Burgundy butterfly, Glos, Prestbury hill nature reserve, Wildlife / nature
Votes:46
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Alan_Baseley
Alan_Baseley e2 Member 13320 forum postsAlan_Baseley vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2014 - 8:09 AM

A fine capture Ed,
Alan

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gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 6519 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2014 - 8:36 AM

Rare and beautiful, a nice clear image Ed. - gary

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 32911 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2014 - 10:01 AM

Two quite exceptional captures Ed, each one crammed with gorgeous colour and pin sharp detail. I particularly like image one.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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ade123
ade123 e2 Member 1160 forum postsade123 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2014 - 10:33 AM

A fantastic capture Ed beautiful colours and detail

Ade

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richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5240 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2014 - 10:42 AM


Quote: Rare and beautiful, a nice clear image Ed. - gary

Totally agree with the above!! Nice image Ed.

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DerekL
DerekL e2 Member 9100 forum postsDerekL vcard England23 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2014 - 10:43 AM

Two super images of this beautifully marked specimen Ed.

Derek

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2014 - 10:58 AM

Gorgeous Duke of Burgundy with lovely markings on that fresh green leaf.
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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Sylviwhalley
Sylviwhalley e2 Member 797 forum postsSylviwhalley vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2014 - 11:22 AM

Beautiful shots of this lovely butterfly.
Sylvia

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
27 Jun 2014 - 11:23 AM

Both images are of outstanding quality... Grin
IB

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TonyDy
TonyDy e2 Member 5TonyDy vcard United Kingdom
27 Jun 2014 - 11:28 AM

Lovely shots, Ed.
Tony

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Mollycat
Mollycat e2 Member Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2014 - 12:21 PM

Wonderful images of this beauty Ed.
Peter.

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Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States51 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2014 - 12:39 PM

Exceptional images of it.

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2014 - 6:52 PM

Excellent image of this rare beauty Ed. Great capture.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 942 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2014 - 7:20 PM

Well detailed and set on his perch!

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom97 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2014 - 8:01 PM

Superb. I think you can safely call yourself a Lepidopterist now Ed.

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2014 - 8:09 PM

A fine capture Ed,

Ali

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dave1967
dave1967 e2 Member 2dave1967 vcard United Kingdom
27 Jun 2014 - 9:25 PM

Great shots
Dave

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livinglevels
livinglevels e2 Member 2livinglevels vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2014 - 10:33 PM

Great detailed shot Ed.

Paul

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8231 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2014 - 8:25 PM

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

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85867 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jun 2014 - 9:00 PM

On the list for next seasonWink

Adrian

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