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Female Chalkhill Blue

By Glostopcat  
A female chalkhill blue butterfly nectaring on a thistle on Bownham Common near Stroud, taken a couple of weeks ago on a visit there with fellow epzer "Looloobey", Louise.

Tags: Close-up and macro Stroud Glos Chalkhill blue butterfly Wildlife and nature Swelshill Bank

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5 4.9k 125 United Kingdom
16 Aug 2012 8:00AM
A rather extremely stunning macro photograph which certainly picks out the detail and warming colours of this female Chalkhill Blue

Regards Nathan

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16 Aug 2012 8:26AM
Nice composition Ed,
Ray42 8 3 England
16 Aug 2012 8:42AM
A great shot Ed
Irishkate Plus
5 33 94 United Kingdom
16 Aug 2012 9:53AM
A gorgeous butterfly with lovely detail.
achieverswales 5 8 101 Wales
16 Aug 2012 10:04AM
Some great backlight on this Ed, another good one mate!


RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
16 Aug 2012 10:06AM
Very well captured with that prevailing light enhancing the shot.
Chinga Plus
5 1 1 United Kingdom
16 Aug 2012 11:59AM
Marvelous capture, and I like the use of light as well. IB
Herge88 9 40 4 England
16 Aug 2012 12:47PM
Lovely colours and dof in this Ed.

Best Matt
ChiliMan Plus
9 135 17 Singapore
16 Aug 2012 1:00PM
Superb shot, Ed, especially from the top with the wings open!

taggart Plus
11 46 12 United States
16 Aug 2012 1:05PM
Great focus here!
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
16 Aug 2012 2:54PM
A female showing off all her finery here Ed !!
Super shot.
CarolG Plus
9 193 18 Greece
16 Aug 2012 3:18PM
She's a apretty girl, Ed, another fine capture. Carol
Lillian Plus
6 21 17 United Kingdom
16 Aug 2012 6:45PM
Wonderful and she in shimmering from all the light
well captured Ed
pluckyfilly Plus
9 350 33 United Kingdom
16 Aug 2012 8:00PM
You have sure found some great butterflies for us to feast our eyes on this year Ed great shot again
saltireblue Plus
5 5.6k 33 Norway
16 Aug 2012 8:03PM
She's gorgeous, Ed.
You must be the Pied Piper of butterflies - you seem to attract all varieties!

zapar40 6 66 5 Wales
16 Aug 2012 8:58PM
another lovely capture Ed, thank you for your time viewing my images, and thank you for your UA.
helenlinda Plus
8 343 22 United Kingdom
16 Aug 2012 9:58PM
What lovely colours and markings - well captured again Ed SmileSmile
Glostopcat Plus
10 255 2 England
16 Aug 2012 10:57PM
Many thanks for all your comments and clicks, they are much appreciated, Ed
BarbaraR 9 16 1 England
17 Aug 2012 1:22PM
This is lovely.
Great detail on this pretty butterfly.
Well done.

Tibetan 3 3 England
17 Aug 2012 3:23PM
Brilliant like it, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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