Brown Arguses Mating

By Glostopcat  
A pair of brown argus butterflies mating on the lower slopes of Rodborough Common in Stroud, this pair were the courting couple featured in an upload a few days ago.

Tags: Close-up and macro National trust Stroud Glos Rodborough common Wildlife and nature Brown argus butterflies

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28 Aug 2014 8:16AM
Excellent capture !!

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28 Aug 2014 8:25AM
Excellent close-ups Ed.

7 10 10 England
28 Aug 2014 8:26AM
Another excellent image Ed.
CarolG Plus
10 199 19 Greece
28 Aug 2014 8:27AM
Super captures, Ed. Carol
RonnieAG Plus
7 153 116 Scotland
28 Aug 2014 8:29AM
Two fine shots, Ed, with V 2 just edging ahead for me.
28 Aug 2014 8:33AM
Excellent captures Ed, V2 a slight favourite,
Richsr Plus
9 91 223 England
28 Aug 2014 8:42AM
Two good images Ed, colours timing and details all work well
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2014 9:00AM
As above plus how thoughtful of these guys to supply your models for next year.
Just beautiful Ed.

gary_d Plus
9 576 13 Wales
28 Aug 2014 9:47AM
V2 for me Ed as the exposure is ever so slightly better. - Gary
Irishkate Plus
6 38 104 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2014 10:52AM
I'm with the majority in preferring V2 Ed but most of us would be thrilled to have taken either image.
Kate GrinGrinGrin
TonyDy Plus
8 6 3 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2014 11:25AM
Excellent shots, Ed.
Nikonuser1 Plus
4 117 14 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2014 11:46AM
Excelent captures EdSmile

Mollycat Plus
3 11 2 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2014 11:53AM
Two perfect captures of this duo Ed.
rontear Plus
13 8 8 England
28 Aug 2014 12:19PM
Nature at work Wink Ed.
28 Aug 2014 12:58PM
Two beauties Ed! Smile John
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
28 Aug 2014 1:24PM
Superb captures Ed.
cantona43 Plus
11 924 4 England
28 Aug 2014 1:46PM
wow what an excellent duo of shots Ed of these lovebugs you have captured nature in its prime
ali63 Plus
4 760 1 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2014 2:51PM
Excellent capture Ed,

mikbee Plus
9 3 8 Scotland
28 Aug 2014 3:08PM
Good shots Ed.
But for a strict church goer like I am,
I do not believe in all this sex before marriage !!
graceland Plus
12 2.5k 2 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2014 3:24PM
should this be x rated ??? TongueWink

great yet again
pamelajean Plus
10 971 1860 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2014 4:37PM
A lovely pair pairing, Ed.
They're mates mating, mate.
The site's ex-rating isn't necessary.
28 Aug 2014 5:48PM
Excellent Ed, V2 has the edge I think. SmileSmileSmile
Regards Don
28 Aug 2014 7:24PM
Excellent sharpness across the frame Ed, lovely shots of capturing the behaviour perfectly!! Andy
Glostopcat Plus
10 255 2 England
28 Aug 2014 8:43PM
Many thanks for all your comments and clicks, they are much appreciated, Ed
Such a delight to see... beautiful images Ed.. I have enough trouble finding one of these lovelies!

Lynette GrinGrin
Glostopcat Plus
10 255 2 England
29 Aug 2014 8:12AM
Many thanks for the user award Lynette, it is greatly appreciated, Ed

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