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An extremely rare large blue butterfly seen at Daneway Banks nature reserve in Gloucestershire a few weeks ago. This species has been reintroduced to Britain after becoming extinct in the Seventies.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 60D
Lens:100.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 157.3 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:15 Jun 2014 - 1:48 PM
Focal Length:100mm
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/160sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Partial
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual Temperature (Kelvin)
Title:Large Blue
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:4 Jul 2014 - 9:04 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Daneway Banks, Glos, Gloucestershire Wildllife Trust, Large Blue butterfly, Wildlife / nature
Votes:52

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barbarahirst
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4 Jul 2014 - 9:22 AM

Delicate and beautiful

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bobpaige1
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4 Jul 2014 - 9:28 AM

Superb image,well captured.

Bob.

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RonnieAG
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4 Jul 2014 - 10:07 AM

The soft lighting has helped allow so much detail to show: beautifully captured, Ed.
R.

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Mollycat
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4 Jul 2014 - 10:27 AM

Another fine one for your collection Ed.
Peter.

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Richsr
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4 Jul 2014 - 10:35 AM

Like the light and good details Ed
Regards Richard

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TonyDy
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4 Jul 2014 - 10:53 AM

Cracking shot, Ed.
Tony

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Irishkate
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4 Jul 2014 - 11:19 AM

Such subtle colour in your Large blue and lovely light on the plants.
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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Alan_Baseley
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4 Jul 2014 - 11:25 AM

Great capture,
Alan

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LynneJoyce
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4 Jul 2014 - 11:54 AM

Delightful and I love the fact that it is in its natural surroundings.

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JohnoP
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4 Jul 2014 - 1:07 PM

Beautiful work Ed...what an opportune moment! Smile John

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gary_d
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4 Jul 2014 - 2:01 PM

You are the pied piper of butterflies Ed. - gary

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ali63
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4 Jul 2014 - 5:03 PM

A great find Ed well captured,

Ali Grin

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Maiwand
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4 Jul 2014 - 7:33 PM

Cracking good capture Ed. A beauty.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

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DerekL
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4 Jul 2014 - 8:24 PM

Cracking shot Ed.
Always nice to get a rarity like this - well done!

Derek

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dave1967
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4 Jul 2014 - 9:12 PM

Great shot
Dave

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Nikonuser1
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4 Jul 2014 - 9:51 PM

Well spotted and captured EdSmile

Cliff

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Glostopcat
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4 Jul 2014 - 9:52 PM

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

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4 Jul 2014 - 10:04 PM

Great shot Ed. Cathy

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21 Jul 2014 - 12:14 PM

Great subtle composition

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