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A nationally rare duke of burgundy butterfly seen at Prestbury Hill nature reserve near Cheltenham back in mid May.

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 - 2:13 PM
Focal Length:100mm
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/200sec
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 on Hawthorn
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:16 Jun 2014 - 8:36 AM
Tags:Butterfly conservation, Close-up / macro, Duke or Burgundy butterfly, Glos, Prestbury hill nature reserve, Wildlife / nature
Votes:48
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Nikonuser1
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16 Jun 2014 - 9:08 AM

Nice captures EdSmile

Cliff

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rontear
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16 Jun 2014 - 10:42 AM

A rarity indeed Ed !!! Fabulous image one for the Butterfly conservation web site perhaps !!
Ron

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Irishkate
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16 Jun 2014 - 11:10 AM

Fabulous to capture a rare butterfly and beautifully done.
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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Sylviwhalley
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16 Jun 2014 - 11:16 AM

Beautiful capture.
Sylvia

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TonyDy
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16 Jun 2014 - 11:24 AM

Very good shots, Ed.
Tony

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LynneJoyce
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16 Jun 2014 - 12:32 PM

You really do excel at these Ed. Has Carol been teaching you how to speak Insect?

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Daisymaye
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16 Jun 2014 - 1:18 PM

Lovely light in these beautiful images.

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Mollycat
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16 Jun 2014 - 1:48 PM

Another masterclass Ed, great images.
Peter.

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mikbee
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16 Jun 2014 - 1:50 PM

Like the markings and colours Ed.
Good shots.
Mick.

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CarolG
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16 Jun 2014 - 2:00 PM

Two crackers, Ed. Carol

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taggart
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16 Jun 2014 - 4:19 PM

A msot beautiful set-- and butterfly!

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Maiwand
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16 Jun 2014 - 4:23 PM

Top quality Ed. The very best as always.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

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ali63
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16 Jun 2014 - 4:30 PM

Fabulous image Ed,

Ali

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NigelKiteley
16 Jun 2014 - 5:59 PM

Two cracking images Ed.

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lifesnapper
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16 Jun 2014 - 6:05 PM

Another fine exhibit Ed'.

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Fred263
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16 Jun 2014 - 8:01 PM

Stunning macro capture.

Fred

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dave1967
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16 Jun 2014 - 9:44 PM

Great shots
Dave

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Glostopcat
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16 Jun 2014 - 9:55 PM

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

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dark_lord
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16 Jun 2014 - 10:40 PM

Lovely shots, and nice to see such a rarity, too.

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ChiliMan
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17 Jun 2014 - 11:46 AM

Lovely light on and through the wings, Ed. Great focus in both too.

Andrew

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livinglevels
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18 Jun 2014 - 7:15 PM

Two great images but I prefer the framing of V2

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Badgerfred
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22 Jun 2014 - 11:11 AM

V1 for me Ed,
Fred.

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