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Feeding Fritillary

By Glostopcat  
A dark green fritillary butterfly feeding on some knapweed, taken at the Bill Smyllie nature reserve on the edge of Cleeve Common back in July.

Tags: Butterfly Close-up and macro Knapweed Glos Dark green fritillary Wildlife and nature Bill smyllie nature reserve Butterfly conservation

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Paul_cats Plus
11 61 22 Scotland
16 Aug 2010 6:39PM
Stunning ED. Looks like you used a little fill flash. Good move in my opinion.

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16 Aug 2010 6:39PM
Super capture, ED, and another Dark Green! You must attract them Wink Fine wing-tip detail of a beautiful butterfly.
andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
16 Aug 2010 6:43PM
fantastic detail brilliant colours comp and tones ed a stunning capture Wink
Great macro shot, nice one!
CarolG Plus
10 199 19 Greece
16 Aug 2010 6:53PM
A super capture, Ed, excellent detail. Carol
gary_d Plus
9 576 13 Wales
16 Aug 2010 7:15PM
A great shot once again Ed. - gary
16 Aug 2010 7:19PM
A stunning shot Ed - excellent detail
RonnieAG Plus
7 153 116 Scotland
16 Aug 2010 7:48PM
Viewing 'large' is a must here to see the detail you have managed to capture in this shot, Ed. Super nature photography.
Sue_R Plus
10 11 6 Scotland
16 Aug 2010 8:08PM
Lovely detail again Smile

Sue Smile
16 Aug 2010 8:13PM
Excellent detail captured Ed.Nice one.
bricurtis Plus
11 2.1k 49 England
16 Aug 2010 8:21PM
Super sharp eye and love the green wing texture Ed.
7 10 10 England
16 Aug 2010 9:00PM
Butterfly and flower perch are perfect. Excellent detail and colour. Large is a must.
16 Aug 2010 9:11PM
Nice shot Ed with great detail. John
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
16 Aug 2010 9:20PM
you have certainly found a few differing butterflies Ed and all of them good shots
Gezina Plus
10 3 6 United Kingdom
16 Aug 2010 9:53PM
Well spotted and captured Ed - battered wing and all Wink Ina
Maiwand Plus
10 3 72 England
16 Aug 2010 10:09PM
Very fine capture Ed. A finely detailed butterfly and excellent knapweed.
16 Aug 2010 10:23PM
another beautiful butterfly capture
I have been told I sound like chewbacca when I yawn lol
franken Plus
14 4.1k 4 Wales
16 Aug 2010 10:32PM
Lovely close-up.

EAS Plus
7 1 13 Scotland
16 Aug 2010 10:33PM
Wonderful detail and colour. Beautiful butterfly and its "perch" is rather lovely too!

16 Aug 2010 10:53PM
A beautiful shot Ed, lovely detail,
mikbee Plus
9 3 8 Scotland
16 Aug 2010 11:55PM
Nice patterns on the wings Ed.And I knew plenty guys back in the 70s who liked a little nap after feeding on the weed too !!
superb shot, excellent colors and details,well done!
Well take, superb details!
17 Aug 2010 11:22AM
Excellent capture.
17 Aug 2010 11:35AM
Another true beauty Ed, well done!
AnneWorner Plus
9 620 43 United States
17 Aug 2010 4:06PM
A well captured butterfly - nice details.
Glostopcat Plus
10 255 2 England
17 Aug 2010 4:17PM
Many thanks for all your comments and clicks, they are much appreciated, Ed
JimV Plus
10 6 3 Canada
18 Aug 2010 2:38AM
Another beautiful capture Ed, thank goodness you get and show these butterflies as I have no luck whatsoever in that department!
Rgds., Jim
cantona43 Plus
11 924 4 England
18 Aug 2010 7:56PM
outstanding shot again Ed, superb colour and detail
Fabulous Ed, am really pleased to make it 50 Grin

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