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We were very lucky to see this Atlas Moth at the Butterfly & Otter Centre. It was resting right by the wooden bridge in the middle of the greenhouse, unfortunately it has a chunk missing from its lower right wing.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon PowerShot S3 IS
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:19 Aug 2013 - 11:05 AM
Focal Length:21.3mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.5
Aperture:f/3.5
Shutter Speed:1/30sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Red-eye reduction
White Balance:Auto
Title:Buckfastleigh Moth
Username:KarenFB KarenFB
Uploaded:21 Aug 2013 - 6:32 AM
Tags:Atlas moth, Insect, Moth, Pets / captive animals
Votes:38

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ddolfelin
ddolfelin e2 Member 234 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Aug 2013 - 6:36 AM

Big, bright and very handsome, Karen.
(Just like me really).
Not the easiest place to take pictures.

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
21 Aug 2013 - 6:44 AM

What a stunning moth, Karen, would love to see one of these beauties. Carol

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Nigeve1
Nigeve1 e2 Member 1648 forum postsNigeve1 vcard United Kingdom74 Constructive Critique Points
21 Aug 2013 - 6:56 AM

Very striking!, excellent capture.
Nigel

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Mollycat
Mollycat e2 Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
21 Aug 2013 - 7:20 AM

Wonderful image. Striking colours.

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Ayoob
Ayoob e2 Member 3Ayoob vcard Australia
21 Aug 2013 - 8:25 AM

Beautiful colourful image ,very well taken and presented........GrinGrinGrin

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Craggwildlife
Craggwildlife e2 Member 571 forum postsCraggwildlife vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Aug 2013 - 10:13 AM

lovely colourful capture
well taken

David

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2156 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Aug 2013 - 10:33 AM

Lovely detailed image KarenSmile
NettaSmile

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KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 84258 forum postsKarenFB vcard England162 Constructive Critique Points
21 Aug 2013 - 11:43 AM

Thank you everyone! Grin

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brian17302
brian17302 e2 Member 2brian17302 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
21 Aug 2013 - 11:51 AM

Superb Atlas moth image, well detailed
Regards brian

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sparrowhawk
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21 Aug 2013 - 11:53 AM

still a lovely creature though superbly captured too

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tomcat
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21 Aug 2013 - 7:35 PM

Still s a stunnerSmile

Adrian

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Glostopcat
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21 Aug 2013 - 9:50 PM

I bet Ade Osmant wouldn't find one of these in his traps!WinkGrin A splendid close up of this enormous moth, it certainly is a magnificent specimen and so beautifully coloured and marked too.

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Holmewood
Holmewood e2 Member 1Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
21 Aug 2013 - 10:58 PM

Stunning. Cathy

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KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 84258 forum postsKarenFB vcard England162 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2013 - 9:22 AM

Thank you for the c&c's everyone! Smile

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HuddersfieldHil
HuddersfieldHil e2 Member 1HuddersfieldHil vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2013 - 3:01 PM

Beautiful image Karen well spotted and presented

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KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 84258 forum postsKarenFB vcard England162 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2013 - 4:17 PM

Thank you Hilary! Smile

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