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A six spot burnt moth nectaring on field scabious, this one was taken at the end of August when I visited Swelshill Bank and Rodborough Common in Stroud to see the adonis blues.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 400D
Lens:100.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 161.8 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:28 Aug 2013 - 12:19 PM
Focal Length:100mm
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/250sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Six Spot on Scabious
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:13 Sep 2013 - 7:38 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Field scabious, Glos, National trust, Rodborough common, Six spot burnet moth, Stroud, Wildlife / nature
Votes:70

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sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 5267 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
13 Sep 2013 - 7:45 AM

beautiful

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LynneJoyce
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13 Sep 2013 - 7:47 AM

Love these guys and this is a fine shot of one.

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland111 Constructive Critique Points
13 Sep 2013 - 7:58 AM

Fine capture of this specimen on the wild scabious bloom, Ed.
Ronnie.

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Nigeve1
Nigeve1 e2 Member 1685 forum postsNigeve1 vcard United Kingdom76 Constructive Critique Points
13 Sep 2013 - 8:07 AM

Great detail and well composed.
Nigel

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canonfan
canonfan  4 United Kingdom
13 Sep 2013 - 8:14 AM

Superb image
Jim

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41034 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England134 Constructive Critique Points
13 Sep 2013 - 8:26 AM

They do make a striking image, Ed.

Dave

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jdinne
jdinne  11 England
13 Sep 2013 - 8:41 AM

Excellent

John

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
13 Sep 2013 - 8:51 AM

A great image,Ed,like the colours and detail here,very well done,
Saeid

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
13 Sep 2013 - 9:09 AM

Cracking good capture Ed. top class closeup.GrinGrinGrin
Ron

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7407 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom992 Constructive Critique Points
13 Sep 2013 - 9:13 AM

Beautiful, simple composition.
Moira

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EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
13 Sep 2013 - 9:29 AM

Beautiful capture Smile

Eileen

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
13 Sep 2013 - 9:34 AM

A super capture ED !! Lovely image !

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Sep 2013 - 10:58 AM

Now I have seen a few of these, but never captured one
as well as this.
Very well done, as are all your shots Ed !
(And thank you so much for taking time to C&C on my p/f yesterday,
much appreciated)

B. Smile

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Ted447
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13 Sep 2013 - 11:02 AM

Really nice image.TedGrinGrin

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TonyDy
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13 Sep 2013 - 11:22 AM

Great shot, Ed.
Tony

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achieverswales
13 Sep 2013 - 11:44 AM

A beauty Ed.

Regards

Trev.

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
13 Sep 2013 - 11:50 AM

the prettiest of all small moths for sure Smile
nicely place and good to see them still around.

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DicksPics
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13 Sep 2013 - 12:18 PM

Another fine image, Ed!
What a beautifully marked moth.
Richard

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 33074 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom101 Constructive Critique Points
13 Sep 2013 - 12:26 PM

A great find and a superb image Ed. The contrast colours working beautifully against the background...

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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AlexAppleby
13 Sep 2013 - 1:41 PM

Dare I say it - spot on!!!

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Daisymaye
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13 Sep 2013 - 2:05 PM

A superb capture Ed.......Sandy

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
13 Sep 2013 - 2:38 PM

That's a real beauty, Ed, all our burnet moths have disappeared now. Carol

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mikbee
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13 Sep 2013 - 2:51 PM

A fine capture of the spotty here Ed !!
Mick.

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Holmewood
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13 Sep 2013 - 3:07 PM

Great shot Ed. cathy

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
13 Sep 2013 - 3:44 PM

Wonderful colour combination. Never had the privilege of seeing one of these pretty critters myself but you have captured this beautifully.

Ann

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Glostopcat
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13 Sep 2013 - 6:06 PM

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

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Lillian
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13 Sep 2013 - 6:37 PM

Really great shot Ed
Lillian

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ChiliMan
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13 Sep 2013 - 6:49 PM

What a great close-up. Wonderful detail and colour, Ed Smile

Andrew

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Fefe
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13 Sep 2013 - 6:57 PM

A very pretty shot against the pretty flower... the flower has a horrible nameTongueTongue.... sounds like a diseaseSadGrin
Diane

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bricurtis
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13 Sep 2013 - 8:02 PM

Lovely shot Ed - got the colours and sheen of the wings well.
Brian.

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Mike_Smith
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13 Sep 2013 - 8:11 PM

Cracking shot Ed, i have never seen one before

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Jenny-D
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13 Sep 2013 - 8:15 PM

Lovely capture.

Jenny Smile

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Irishkate
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13 Sep 2013 - 9:15 PM

Excellent image of the Burnet moth - perfect oof b/g too.
Haven't seen one of these this year.
Thank you for the big catch up on votes and comments Ed!!!
KateGrinGrinGrin

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2013 - 7:19 PM

Simply superb.

Ali Smile

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