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A six spot burnet moth feeding on some devils bit scabious on the steep slopes of Swelshill Bank near Stroud, taken at the beginning of the month when we had a sustained period of warm sunny weather.

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:3 Sep 2012 - 10:28 AM
Focal Length:5mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/2.8
Shutter Speed:1/640sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:80
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Auto, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Six Spot on Devils Bit Scabious
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:18 Sep 2012 - 8:20 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Devils bit scabious, Flowers & plants, Glos, Six spot burnet moth, Stroud, Swelshill Bank, Wildlife / nature
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achieverswales
18 Sep 2012 - 8:27 AM

Excellent detailed capture Ed.

Regards

Trev.

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2012 - 8:28 AM

Fantastic,colourful and lovely image(as always),ED,very well done,
saeid

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Chinga
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18 Sep 2012 - 8:28 AM

BEAUTIFUL GrinGrin
IB

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Badgerfred
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18 Sep 2012 - 8:29 AM

A little beauty Ed, nice detail captured,
Fred.

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EMJAYCEE
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18 Sep 2012 - 8:50 AM

Super shot Ed - the light giving a metalic sheen.
Joan.

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NDODS
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18 Sep 2012 - 10:12 AM

An extremely fine example of this rather handsome looking Red Spotted Burnett, as of which I have yet to come across.

Regards Nathan

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AnnChown
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18 Sep 2012 - 10:17 AM

Excellent macro Ed.
Ann

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Irishkate
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18 Sep 2012 - 12:45 PM

Love these colourful moths and beautifully captured on
a scabious head. Perfect background.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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Ade_Osman
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18 Sep 2012 - 1:25 PM

Not the best specimen, but still a worthy upload Ed....

Read your comments earlier re: the BBC, you really are cruising for a bruising!....Wink

AdeGrin

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18 Sep 2012 - 1:30 PM

Fabulous image and capture Ed Wink Excellent work mate.

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PattiW
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18 Sep 2012 - 1:55 PM

Fantastic capture, love the beetle! Patti Smile

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Daisymaye
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18 Sep 2012 - 2:17 PM

A lovely detailed capture Ed......
Sandy

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CarolG
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18 Sep 2012 - 2:28 PM

Well 'spotted' and captured, Ed Smile Carol

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pluckyfilly
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18 Sep 2012 - 2:48 PM

when was that sunny period Ed I dont remember it too wellWink great shot

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Tibetan
Tibetan  1 England
18 Sep 2012 - 3:11 PM

Nice one not seen one for years! when was that sunny period Ed I dont remember it too well great shot! perhaps my memory is going as well! lol. nice one like it better than nothing at all! cos that's what I get lol.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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18 Sep 2012 - 3:38 PM

Well captured with good detail Ed,
Geoff.

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18 Sep 2012 - 4:11 PM

stunning detail, excellent colour and composition. good close up work.

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18 Sep 2012 - 5:41 PM

A very good find Ed', nicely Photographed.

John Wink

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18 Sep 2012 - 10:09 PM

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

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18 Sep 2012 - 10:10 PM

Lovely shot Ed.

Jane

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19 Sep 2012 - 7:50 AM

First class capture Ed, lovely detail, I had not realized how small they are!
Carole

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