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A peacock butterfly I saw resting in some long grass at Crickley Hill Country Park near Gloucester back in mid September.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon IXUS 107
Lens:5.0 - 20.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 27.5 - 109.9 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:14 Sep 2012 - 12:04 PM
Focal Length:5mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/2.8
Shutter Speed:1/60sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:80
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Auto, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Proud Peacock
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:10 Oct 2012 - 7:35 AM
Tags:Birdlip, Close-up / macro, Crickley hill country park, Glos, Peacock butterfly, Wildlife / nature
Votes:51
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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom97 Constructive Critique Points
10 Oct 2012 - 7:37 AM

You were lucky to find one of these beauties this year. Lovely creature nicely captured.

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
10 Oct 2012 - 7:38 AM

Stunning ! I have never seen one of these . Thanx for sharing Smile

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
10 Oct 2012 - 7:58 AM

Nice one, Ed, have the butterflies disappeared from your area now? Carol

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NaturesHaven
NaturesHaven e2 Member 2246 forum postsNaturesHaven vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
10 Oct 2012 - 8:07 AM

We had lots of these in the garden yesterday, it was a lovely warm sunny day, lovely to see them in October...........GrinGrinGrinGrin

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
10 Oct 2012 - 8:28 AM

Another beautiful butterfly capture Ed,
Fred.

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gingerdelight
10 Oct 2012 - 8:51 AM

A real beauty Ed!
Carol

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
10 Oct 2012 - 9:05 AM

Super colouring captured on this beautiful butterfly Ed.
Ron

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
10 Oct 2012 - 10:27 AM

what a true beauty you have caught here

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 32925 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
10 Oct 2012 - 10:29 AM

A splendid close up/macro photograph Ed, which really allows one to explore the gorgeous detail and colours.

Regards vNathan

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
10 Oct 2012 - 11:25 AM

Another good capture Ed.
Joan.

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achieverswales
10 Oct 2012 - 11:35 AM

Excellent clarity Ed.

Regards

Trev.

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
10 Oct 2012 - 11:56 AM

We do get these in Scotland - one of the few common varieties up here.
Nice to be reminded what they look like.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 942 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
10 Oct 2012 - 2:06 PM

A superbly fancy butterfly-- great capture and contrasts--

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
10 Oct 2012 - 2:06 PM

Very nice love the condition of this Peacock Butterfly, good detail spot on colours, like it, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
10 Oct 2012 - 2:14 PM

Superb, Ed.
R.

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
10 Oct 2012 - 3:19 PM

A well coloured specimen this one Ed.
Super shot.
Mick.

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
10 Oct 2012 - 3:34 PM

Beautiful,fantastic and lovely image,ED,very well done,
saeid

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FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 6FeatherFriend vcard England216 Constructive Critique Points
10 Oct 2012 - 3:40 PM

A beautifully marked species Ed, lovely colour and detail,
Geoff.

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lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Oct 2012 - 5:20 PM

A gorgeous character here Ed', well spotted.

John Smile

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carper123
carper123 e2 Member 279 forum postscarper123 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
10 Oct 2012 - 5:38 PM

Woww, Ed, amazing capture of a most beautiful and colourful butterfly, bitingly sharp.
Well done.
Darryl. SmileSmile

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maratsuikka
10 Oct 2012 - 6:54 PM


Quote: Super colouring captured on this beautiful butterfly Ed.
Ron

Sir Ron is right EB

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WindowonWildlife
WindowonWildlife e2 Member 4WindowonWildlife vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
10 Oct 2012 - 7:15 PM

The colours are captured perfectly here Ed, wonderful image mate Smile

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
10 Oct 2012 - 7:59 PM

fine colours and popping detail. a beauty.

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2156 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Oct 2012 - 9:05 PM

Beautiful with great detailSmile
NettaSmile

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8231 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
10 Oct 2012 - 11:11 PM

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

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bricurtis
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12 Oct 2012 - 2:50 PM

Super markings on this Ed.
Brian.

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