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A set of four images of a grayling butterfly which I spotted amongst the heather, somewhere along the coastal path between Abermawr and Strumble Head last Saturday afternoon.

Camera:Canon PowerShot A400
Lens:5.9-13.2mm
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Grayling
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:4 Sep 2010 - 12:34 PM
Tags:Butterfly, Close-up / macro, Coastal path, Grayling, Heather, Pembrokeshire, West wales, Wildlife / nature
Votes:51
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TerryMcK
TerryMcK e2 Member 571 forum postsTerryMcK vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2010 - 12:43 PM

A well-taken set, Ed. Have yet to see a Grayling in my area.
Terry

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7125 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2010 - 1:19 PM

Well spotted and captured, Ed, haven't ever seen one of these before. Carol

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gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 6510 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2010 - 1:46 PM

I have never seen one of these myself, four nice images. - gary

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NeilWigan
NeilWigan e2 Member 3NeilWigan vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2010 - 2:28 PM

Nice set shots .

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achieverswales

Number three for me as the eye is sharp! Good set of images!

Regards

Trev.

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2010 - 3:22 PM

Good shots amongst the heather Ed.
And makes a change from seeing one of these bleeding bagpipers amongst the heather !!
Mick.

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 4EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2010 - 3:29 PM

Great set - know how to disappear into the background don't they!
Joan.

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rpba18205
rpba18205 e2 Member 4rpba18205 vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2010 - 4:37 PM

Great set of images.
Rob

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7329 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom885 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2010 - 4:48 PM

All good but V2 is so harmonious...
You've been excelling yourself with commentsa recently, thanks for some good laughs!
Moira

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EAS
EAS e2 Member 5EAS vcard Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2010 - 5:33 PM

Amazingly well camouflaged and rather lovely set against the heather flowers. A beautiful set.

Ann

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HobbitDave
4 Sep 2010 - 7:10 PM

Great set, Ed. I haven't seen a Grayling this year, they are beautiful well camouflages butterflies. Used to get them a lot on Canford Heath in Dorset going back a few years.
Dave.

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mrjt
mrjt  8 United Kingdom
4 Sep 2010 - 7:47 PM

A SUPERB SET with such fine detail and great colour....Jack

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2010 - 8:01 PM

Wonderful little series Ed. You did well to even see the wee beauty in amongst all the grass and flowers.
Ron

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Mynett
Mynett  5137 forum posts United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2010 - 8:13 PM

they get better and better

Linda

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Adrian_Reynolds
Adrian_Reynolds e2 Member 9201 forum postsAdrian_Reynolds vcard Scotland
4 Sep 2010 - 8:25 PM

All fine captures of this butterfly Edmund, especially liked no 4 viewed large its a beauty,
thank you for all your comments,
Adrian

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 7282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2010 - 8:28 PM

cracking set all beautifully processed and taken

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SteveMoulding
SteveMoulding e2 Member 5SteveMoulding vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2010 - 8:30 PM

Stunning detail in this beautiful set of captures.
Steve.

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Silverzone
Silverzone e2 Member 6Silverzone vcard England
4 Sep 2010 - 9:22 PM

Superb set. Sylvia

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Oleg_Lobzin
4 Sep 2010 - 9:52 PM

Brilliantly captured! Fantastic details. A magnificent set.
Regards, Oleg.

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Vince_S
Vince_S  4 England
4 Sep 2010 - 10:43 PM

Good series. Well spotted
Vince

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8226 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2010 - 10:49 PM

Many thanks for all your c&c's folks, they are much appreciated. This was the first time i'd ever seen this species, Ed

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goso
goso e2 Member 7goso vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Sep 2010 - 1:37 AM

A splendid set Ed; we've come to expect that from you now...Bill

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Imagephotographics

Beautiful set of captures Ed - all wonderful

Chris

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StevenPrice
5 Sep 2010 - 8:47 AM

a nice set of shots well done.
Steve

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
5 Sep 2010 - 9:02 AM

A very well-taken set Ed and congratulations on the UA

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Glostopcat
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5 Sep 2010 - 12:24 PM

Many thanks for the user award Mara, it is greatly appreciated, Ed

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ChristineD
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5 Sep 2010 - 8:26 PM

Excellent set of images.
Christine

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bunbeam
bunbeam e2 Member 8bunbeam vcard United Kingdom
5 Sep 2010 - 11:03 PM

amazing
bunSmile

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cantona43
cantona43  8851 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
6 Sep 2010 - 10:19 PM

four stunners here Ed, wonderful colours and detail to all
Neil

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JimV
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7 Sep 2010 - 3:00 AM

All four are excellent Ed, so no favourite for me!
Rgds., Jim

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AnneWorner
AnneWorner e2 Member 6602 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States41 Constructive Critique Points
8 Sep 2010 - 7:23 PM

This one really appears to be able to camouflage itself - didn't pick it out totally at first.
Anne

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