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Butterflies 2015 No 36

By tomcat    
A male Marbled White Melanargia galathea taken very early doors this morning

Not often you see a butterfly photographer armed with a brolly, but mine was put to good use this morning when the intermittent rain appearedWink
I was determined to have a decent session with the Twywell Marbleds, while they are still in pristine conditionSmile

Visited there early yesterday morning, but gave up after 30 minutes - too warm, too bright and too windySad

Many thanks to Ali (ali63), Jenny (Jenny-D), Alan (Alan_Baseley) & Tony (TonyDy) for their awards given to the HF
Sincere apologies if I have missed anyone out with a PM, but still up to the neck in it at this endBlush


Tags: Butterflies Insects Wildlife Twywell Marbled white Wildlife and nature Northants

Voters: Chinga, DonMc, TonyDy and 68 more



Chinga Plus
12 112 3 United Kingdom
28 Jun 2015 4:28PM
Excellent work! Great subject with captivating details...
DonMc 14 4 United Kingdom
28 Jun 2015 4:30PM
I have yet to see one of these beauties this season Adrian and when I do I do not think I will get an image of this quality! Have an award!Smile
Regards Don
TonyDy Plus
14 55 3 United Kingdom
28 Jun 2015 4:31PM
Another cracker, Adrian.
CarolG 16 199 20 Greece
28 Jun 2015 4:33PM
You are so lucky to have these beauties at hand, Adrian, another superlative capture.
Sunny, around 28C and some wind around today
JuBarney Plus
11 36 6 United Kingdom
28 Jun 2015 5:00PM
A beauty Adrian
28 Jun 2015 5:03PM
Super capture!
taggart Plus
18 47 15 United States
28 Jun 2015 5:32PM
raising your own bar!!!
senn 11 5 1 Belgium
28 Jun 2015 5:50PM
fab take Adrian !..
Glostopcat 17 255 2 England
28 Jun 2015 6:34PM
An exceptionally fine close up of this male marbled white, this one is just about perfect.
ali63 11 791 1 United Kingdom
28 Jun 2015 6:36PM
Stunning image, hopefully I will find some of these soon, not many round my neck of the woods SadSad

Ali GrinGrin
Maiwand 16 3 73 England
28 Jun 2015 7:06PM
A sharp,well defined and posed Marbled White Adrian. Top quality closeup.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
bricurtis Plus
17 2.8k 53 England
28 Jun 2015 7:30PM
Immaculate detail Adrian - another top shot.
Fred263 11 United Kingdom
28 Jun 2015 7:47PM
Stunning close up image of the Marbled White, Adrian.
28 Jun 2015 8:26PM
A cracking image as always Ade, superbly detailed mate.
28 Jun 2015 8:38PM
Expertly taken, Adrian.

Mollycat Plus
9 21 2 United Kingdom
28 Jun 2015 9:26PM
This one's a beauty Adrian, as is the presentation.
28 Jun 2015 10:18PM
Stunning image.
Irishkate 12 45 121 United Kingdom
29 Jun 2015 1:12AM
Stunning Adrian.
Kate GrinGrinGrin
Gorgeous colour and beautiful image, lovely capture, great macro photography, Adrian. SmileSmileSmileSmile
RonnieAG Plus
13 154 119 Scotland
29 Jun 2015 2:58AM
Top shot, Adrian,
pentaxpatty 10 30 2 United Kingdom
29 Jun 2015 10:06AM
Wonderful from me too, fantastic details in this lovely butterfly

Patty GrinGrinGrin
DerekL 18 228 24 England
29 Jun 2015 7:22PM
Top image Adrian.

30 Jun 2015 10:17PM
Superb shot Adrian. Cathy
tonyng Plus
13 13 3 United Kingdom
6 Jul 2015 10:20AM
Lucky you and you have not wasted the opportunity. Bravo Adrian.
brian17302 Plus
11 2 13 United Kingdom
7 Jul 2015 9:40AM
Impressive image Adrian
teocali Plus
15 442 18 England
13 Jul 2015 8:32AM
Quality macro work, Adrian. Superb detail and lovely wing veining, textures and tones.
Sezz 18 619 15 England
5 Aug 2015 2:13PM
Awards well deserved Adrian,beautiful work!

Sarah *
ColleenA Plus
10 505 11 Australia
24 Dec 2015 10:23PM
This was uploaded on my birthday, no wonder I missed it...great shot
23 Jan 2016 4:43PM
A perfect close-up/macro, beautiful.
sparrowhawk Plus
14 282 3 United Kingdom
5 Jul 2020 8:11PM

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