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Our little light brown skippers are no longer to be seen here, they seem to be a Spring skipper, but the mallow skipper is now making an appearance.

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:mallow skipper
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:12 Nov 2013 - 5:21 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Macro, Nature, Skipper, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:72
Voters:goso · andylea · KarenFB · ddolfelin · nasers · Andysnapper · Caziwinkles · Nikonuser1 · ali63 · LynneJoyce · barbarahirst · SUE118 · User_Removed · annettep38 · CaroleS · Badgerfred · viscostatic · HarrietH · ugly · Mike_Young · mrswoolybill · unicorn17 · saeidNL · ray_paul · JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY · sparrowhawk · Irishkate · mex · EileenH · Alan_Baseley · richmowil · Arty · SlowSong · Lillian · WhiteRose1 · NDODS · Suehh · fentiger · achieverswales · PattiW · Ray12 · TonyDy · crookymonsta · fificat100 · Joline · RonnieAG · prabhusinha · Quoise · Gerryrys · ChristineD · Fred263 · AnneWorner · graceland · TrevBatWCC · GeorgePlatis · Greyheron · myrab · Philip_H · alligatorpants · Silverzone · tomcat · Glostopcat · MrsS · rontear · dven · EMJAYCEE · georgiepoolie · PaulLiley · JuBarney · ChiliMan · kuvailija · digital_boi ·
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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2013 - 5:31 AM

a wonderful trio of detailed captures carol super colour and tones nice ones Wink
andy

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KarenFB
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12 Nov 2013 - 5:41 AM

Well spotted and caught - it looks well camouflaged against the background!

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ddolfelin
ddolfelin Plus Member 371 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales2 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2013 - 5:43 AM

Yes - lucky to spot these if they're not moving.
Unless you have a built in detector like Carol.

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nasers
nasers  3 Iran, Islamic Republic of
12 Nov 2013 - 6:02 AM

amazing.... Such a nice texture... it has nice harmony of colors

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ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 2270 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2013 - 6:23 AM

Wow Carol....amazing clarity, a really furry little guy, all three images are stunning as usual

Last Modified By ColleenA at 12 Nov 2013 - 6:23 AM

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper Plus Member 6109 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England25 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2013 - 6:38 AM

I think these are super shots Carol and what a lovely, furry little beastie.

Andy

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Caziwinkles
12 Nov 2013 - 7:01 AM

Never knew they were so furry looking. Three stunners Carol - you must have such good eyesight! Smile

Carol

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Nikonuser1
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12 Nov 2013 - 7:02 AM

Super set Carol, V3 for meSmile

Cliff

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ali63
ali63 Plus Member 3658 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2013 - 7:03 AM

Superb images Carol, I have not seen one of these before,

Ali SmileSmile

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LynneJoyce
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12 Nov 2013 - 7:19 AM

What a pretty, frilly beast, beautifully captured of course.

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2013 - 7:25 AM

such pretty colourings....

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SUE118
SUE118 Plus Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2013 - 7:28 AM

Beautifully captured and love the brown tones.

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annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 3191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2013 - 7:35 AM

Oh he is so beautiful. How cute, like a little dunnock among skippers!

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CaroleS
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12 Nov 2013 - 7:46 AM

Well spotted, they are well coloured for this time of year.

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Badgerfred
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12 Nov 2013 - 8:02 AM

V1 my favourite Carol in this super set of images,
Fred.

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viscostatic
12 Nov 2013 - 8:11 AM

Not an insect that would be easily seen but you really show the beautiful colours and textures of the wings so well Carol.

Phil.

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8669 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1187 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2013 - 8:53 AM

The subtle art of camouflage, beautifully conveyed.
Moira

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unicorn17
unicorn17  6 Scotland
12 Nov 2013 - 8:55 AM

He looks like he has his fur coat on ! great detail ! Just so amazing on the beach as the sun comes up !

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saeidNL
saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2013 - 9:01 AM

Three Fantastic and excellent captures,very well done,
saeid

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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom79 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2013 - 9:33 AM

All too good to choose a favourite.
Such a beautiful skipper with rich colours blending in with the surroundings.
Perfectly presented.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2013 - 9:40 AM

Three great imagesSmile

Eileen

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richmowil
richmowil Plus Member 6306 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2013 - 9:52 AM

Just finding them would have been a task - so well camouflaged!! Three excellent images!!Good detail, texture and colours, Carol!!

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SlowSong
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12 Nov 2013 - 10:03 AM

All wrapped up in its winter coat.
Smile

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Lillian
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12 Nov 2013 - 10:16 AM

Three really crisp clear shots Carol
always so sharp!
Lillian

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12 Nov 2013 - 11:11 AM

Three quite stunning captures of this beautiful Skipper. Both colour and detail are superb as always. Image one for me please Carol

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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fentiger
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12 Nov 2013 - 11:21 AM

What an unusual little butterfly and immaculately photographed as ever.

Albert

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achieverswales
12 Nov 2013 - 11:28 AM

He has his fur coat on for winter Carol, wonderful captures.

Regards

Trev.

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PattiW
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12 Nov 2013 - 11:30 AM

Superb detail in this amazing skipper! So well camouflaged too with his winter coat! Great capture! PattiSmile

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Ray12
Ray12 Plus Member 2101 forum postsRay12 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2013 - 11:42 AM

These types of images is what I want to aim for, (Q, new lens) 3 brilliant takes.. great detail, with gold fairy dust sprinkled all over its wings Grin

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TonyDy
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12 Nov 2013 - 11:43 AM

Never seen one of these before, Carol - presumably the extra hair keeps it warm - great set.
Tony

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fificat100
12 Nov 2013 - 12:13 PM

Beautiful detail on these three superb captures, Carol.

Lavina

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Joline
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12 Nov 2013 - 12:21 PM

What a beautiful fur coat he has.....I had to look twice to see him in the thumbSmile

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prabhusinha
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12 Nov 2013 - 2:42 PM

So cute & graceful.

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Quoise
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12 Nov 2013 - 2:54 PM

Superb set

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RonnieAG
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12 Nov 2013 - 3:15 PM

Excellent detail here again, Carol, and I like the colour coordination across the frames.
R.

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Gerryrys
Gerryrys  3 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2013 - 3:20 PM

Lots of furry detail Carol. Well seen and caught.

Gerry

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mashwood10
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12 Nov 2013 - 3:32 PM

A fur coat to show off !!! Great shot Carol.

PamGrinGrin

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12 Nov 2013 - 3:38 PM

Fabulous trio of detailed captures

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12 Nov 2013 - 3:43 PM

Great images, Carol.
Fred

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AnneWorner
12 Nov 2013 - 4:11 PM

This is a lovely little camouflage artist.

We saw hoards of butterflies in the park this weekend - an amazing sight.

Anne

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TrevBatWCC
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12 Nov 2013 - 5:00 PM

He looks very hairy! Three super close-ups, Carol Smile
Trev Smile

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12 Nov 2013 - 5:35 PM

Fabulous macro captures, as always Carol !
George

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12 Nov 2013 - 7:35 PM

Evenin' Carol,
Three sparkly skippers indeedWink
A typical cool but blue sky Autumnal day today

Good chance of a ground frost this evening

Brrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Adrian

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12 Nov 2013 - 7:52 PM

A terrific set of images of this cameouflaged little character, he certainly is beautifully marked

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EMJAYCEE
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12 Nov 2013 - 10:39 PM

He's so fluffy looking and has a lovely glistenSmile
Joan.

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PaulLiley  5 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2013 - 9:40 AM

Excellent set almost iridescent in colour. paul

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13 Nov 2013 - 7:19 PM

Beautiful capture with the light on this little beauty.
Ju

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