Fritillary Friday

By Glostopcat  
Well ok it isn't still Friday but here are a set of shots of some of the members of the fritillary butterfly family all taken at Prestbury Hill nature reserve near Cheltenham this spring and summer.
V1 -v4 - Duke of Burgundy
V5 - v9 - Dark Green Fritillary
V10 -12 - Silver Washed Fritillary

Tags: Butterflies Silver washed fritillary Glos Dark green fritillary Duke of burgundy Wildlife and nature Prestbury hill nature reserve Butterfly conservation Fritillaires

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Comments


mikbee Plus
8 3 8 Scotland
2 Nov 2013 1:03AM
A good large set Ed.
And no problem being Saturday.
You probably started uploading them on Friday !!
Mick.

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gary_d Plus
8 576 13 Wales
2 Nov 2013 1:33AM
You have been busy both taking and uploading these, V11 and 12 the pick. - gary
taggart Plus
11 46 12 United States
2 Nov 2013 1:38AM
Excellent!
Still Friday where I am!
Gorgeous set, I think some deserved an upload in their own right. Love that you show the actual habitat too.
2 Nov 2013 3:50AM
Great set Ed.
CarolG Plus
9 192 18 Greece
2 Nov 2013 6:03AM
No wonder I never see any of these beauties here, Ed, you're keeping them all around the Cheltenham area for yourself Smile A wonderful set, with the lead being my favourite. Carol
Mollycat Plus
2 11 2 United Kingdom
2 Nov 2013 6:25AM
Wonderful set, each one as good as the last. Peter.
Fine set Ed, V11 a slight favourite for me,
Fred.
Great set Ed,
Paul
viscostatic 9 33 5 United Kingdom
2 Nov 2013 8:48AM
This is a great series. If I had to choose I would go for V12 with the head so pin sharp and detailed.

Phil.
EileenH 2 1 United Kingdom
2 Nov 2013 9:27AM
Great captureSmile

Eileen
Nikonuser1 Plus
3 17 10 United Kingdom
2 Nov 2013 10:24AM
Great setSmile

Cliff
2 Nov 2013 10:27AM
What a great set of images! Every single one a little gem, but for me v11 is the winner.
Johanna
Irishkate Plus
5 33 92 United Kingdom
2 Nov 2013 11:05AM
Everybody is choosing different favourites which means, they're all appealing.
I particularly like V7 and V11. Excellent results of your earnest searches.
KateGrinGrinGrin
ChiliMan Plus
9 135 17 Singapore
2 Nov 2013 11:38AM
What fabulous captures, Ed!

Vs 2, 7, 11 and 12 top the lot Smile

Andrew
TonyDy Plus
7 4 2 United Kingdom
2 Nov 2013 2:15PM
Superb set, Ed.
Tony
EMJAYCEE Plus
6 9 10 England
2 Nov 2013 3:30PM
Super set Ed but for me V11 is the tops.
Joan.
LynneJoyce Plus
7 20 99 United Kingdom
2 Nov 2013 3:48PM
Love them all and even a good republican like me (NOT in the American sense) approves of the Dukes in this set.
pluckyfilly Plus
9 350 33 United Kingdom
2 Nov 2013 4:08PM
great set Ed dunno where you found so many, we were in Cheltenham yesterday
2 Nov 2013 4:21PM
V1 and 12 for me Ed. A fabulous series GrinGrin

Kathryn
pamelajean Plus
10 949 1781 United Kingdom
2 Nov 2013 4:27PM
A frightfully good set of frisky fritillaria for Friday, Ed my friend, it's frilling to see so many. No frippery here, nothing frivolous, just fine images.
2 Nov 2013 5:41PM
Cracking set mate, very nicely captured.
Cheesey.
Maiwand Plus
9 3 71 England
2 Nov 2013 6:51PM
Wonderful, wonderful series Ed. Superb images.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron
Glostopcat Plus
9 255 2 England
2 Nov 2013 8:27PM
Many thanks for all your comments and clicks, they are much appreciated, Ed
2 Nov 2013 10:08PM
Wonderful set ( a book in the making I am sure) v2 for me
AnneB50 Plus
3 118 18 Scotland
2 Nov 2013 10:57PM
I had no idea there were so many varieties, v7 and v12 for me

Anne
3 Nov 2013 11:33AM
Excellent set of images Ed!SmileSmileWink
Regards Don
ali63 Plus
4 733 1 United Kingdom
3 Nov 2013 4:41PM
Stunning set,

Ali
3 Nov 2013 10:43PM
Some cracking shots here Ed, very nicely captured.
Cheesey.
bricurtis Plus
10 2.0k 49 England
4 Nov 2013 8:28PM
I think you chose well for V1 Ed - Beautifully detailed edging of the wings.

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