Basking Chalkhill Blue

By Glostopcat  
A male chalkhill blue butterfly basking on the lower slopes of the masts field at Prestbury Hill nature reserve near Cheltenham in Gloucestershire

Tags: Close-up and macro Glos Chalkhill blue butterfly Wildlife and nature Prestbury hill nature reserve Butterfly conservation

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Comments


ColleenA Plus
4 323 5 Australia
17 Oct 2013 6:51AM
Wo Ed...a fantastic shot, so pretty

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KarenFB Plus
10 4.7k 171 England
17 Oct 2013 6:55AM
A wonderful capture - I love the flower it's perched on too, it looks so delicate!
CarolG Plus
10 199 19 Greece
17 Oct 2013 7:00AM
Super butterfly, super perch, Ed Smile Carol
17 Oct 2013 7:04AM
Great shot - perfect display of this beauty
17 Oct 2013 7:05AM
This is such a lovely capture Ed ! Those flowers looks like lace Smile Thanx for your extensive visit on my pf, voting and commenting - I really appreciate it Smile
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
17 Oct 2013 7:17AM
Another beauty.
fentiger Plus
15 916 23 England
17 Oct 2013 7:36AM
Just a joy to view ~ never seen one for real.

Albert
danbrann Plus
12 636 17
17 Oct 2013 7:53AM
As god as it gets Ed.
Trev_B Plus
10 151 68 England
17 Oct 2013 8:17AM
Well done Ed the DOF is spot on.

Trev
17 Oct 2013 8:54AM
A real beauty Ed, great detail captured,
Fred.
EMJAYCEE Plus
7 10 10 England
17 Oct 2013 9:19AM
Super capture Ed.
Joan.
17 Oct 2013 9:56AM
That is one of the nicest B'fly shots I've seen here on EPX.

Mozzy
achieverswales 6 8 101 Wales
17 Oct 2013 10:08AM
Another excellent capture Ed.

Regards

Trev.
17 Oct 2013 11:00AM
Beautiful and lovely image,ED,well done,
saeid
mikbee Plus
9 3 8 Scotland
17 Oct 2013 12:05PM
Works well with the limited d.o.f. Ed.
Super shot.
Mick.
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
17 Oct 2013 12:54PM
Very well captured. Great dof and such a pretty flower.....
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
17 Oct 2013 2:21PM
Excellent!
NDODS Plus
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
17 Oct 2013 2:43PM
A very well observed, composed and captured image with great colour and detail Ed. Love the point of view...

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
EileenH 3 1 United Kingdom
17 Oct 2013 3:36PM
Great captureSmile

Eileen
17 Oct 2013 4:12PM
Spot on Ed.
Brian
Maiwand Plus
10 3 72 England
17 Oct 2013 4:48PM
Stunning shot Ed.GrinGrinGrin
Ron
Mike_Smith Plus
9 349 1 United Kingdom
17 Oct 2013 5:02PM
Beautiful image Ed, stunning colour these
DerekL Plus
11 172 24 England
17 Oct 2013 5:32PM
Lovely image Ed.
The blue works well with the white of the flower.

Derek
17 Oct 2013 5:40PM
Lovely comp' Ed.

John Smile
lovely capture of a beautiful butterfly

David
Glostopcat Plus
10 255 2 England
17 Oct 2013 6:17PM
Many thanks for all your comments and clicks, they are much appreciated, Ed
zapar40 Plus
6 66 5 Wales
17 Oct 2013 7:10PM
lovely capture Ed.
ant.
17 Oct 2013 7:34PM
superb
17 Oct 2013 8:57PM
So very pretty Ed. Cathy
Irishkate Plus
6 38 104 United Kingdom
17 Oct 2013 9:12PM
You couldn't hope for a better pose.
The Chalkhill Blue looks tremendous on the white flowers.
KateGrinGrinGrin
Rende Plus
9 38 4 Netherlands
18 Oct 2013 4:24PM
Wonderfully delicate with lovely background.
Rende
Superb capture!
18 Oct 2013 11:35PM
A very beautiful capture Ed..Lin
bricurtis Plus
11 2.1k 49 England
22 Oct 2013 11:18AM
Superb capture Ed - love the detail.

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