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The Skipper and the Mirid Buig

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Many thanks to all who voted and commented on the Pearl Bordered Fritillary, and especially to Pete for the HC, Badgerfred for the GEA, and Ed (Glostopcat) for the UA, all are very much appreciated.

Here's a Silver Spotted Skipper socialising with a species of Mirid Bug.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 40D
Lens:Canon 100mm f2.8 L IS
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:28 Jul 2012 - 1:58 PM
Focal Length:100mm
Aperture:f/11.0
Shutter Speed:1/125sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Manual
Title:The Skipper and the Mirid Buig
Username:NigelKiteley NigelKiteley
Uploaded:14 Oct 2012 - 4:31 PM
Tags:Butterflies, Close-up / macro, Silver spotted skipper, Wildlife / nature
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Votes:23

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JohnoP
JohnoP e2 Member 9JohnoP vcard
14 Oct 2012 - 4:59 PM

Superb macro Nigel! John

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8246 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2012 - 5:23 PM

A brilliant piece of macrowork Nigel, the detail, colours and clarity are flawless. I've seen neither of these species before

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KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 84356 forum posts England163 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2012 - 5:26 PM

A gorgeous pair of bugs, brilliantly caught!

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43672 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom107 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2012 - 7:00 PM

A superb macro photograph, capturing not just one creature, but two. Fantastic detail, and an assortment of beautiful colour.

Regards Nathan

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91925 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2012 - 8:44 PM

Amazing clarity in both subjects Nigel.
Brian.

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 431 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom76 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2012 - 8:50 PM

Stunning as always and that little Mirid Buig is a fantastic looking creature.
Even Ed hadn't seen these!!!!
KateGrinGrinGrin

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Snapitt
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14 Oct 2012 - 10:31 PM

Fantastic macro Nigel. A real beauty.

Jane

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