By Alan_Baseley  
Another one from last summer, a Gatekeeper on a Thistle

Tags: Butterfly Insect Close-up and macro Thistle Gatekeeper Pyronia tithonus Wildlife and nature

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brownsilent 11 7 2 United Kingdom
24 Jan 2012 8:09AM
A perfectly captured butterfly, the wings spread, nice perch, good bg.

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CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
24 Jan 2012 8:10AM
Nice one, Alan, saw a speckled wood in my garden yesterday Smile Carol
Richsr 10 91 223 England
24 Jan 2012 8:42AM
Good details and colours too Alan, well timed capture
Regards Richard
tomcat 12 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
24 Jan 2012 9:11AM
Oodles of detail in this one Alan
Soon be Spring

24 Jan 2012 9:13AM
A beauty with good detail.

24 Jan 2012 9:35AM
Stunning image
Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
24 Jan 2012 11:10AM
Full of sunshine! Gorgeous shot! IB
ugly Plus
10 9 57 United Kingdom
24 Jan 2012 11:51AM
A great image well taken...
Nice DOF...
Nice colour tones...
Well done...
24 Jan 2012 11:59AM
Excellent detail & crop Alan Wink
24 Jan 2012 12:44PM
Hi Alan great shot, well worth having a look large, regards gray
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
24 Jan 2012 1:12PM
So glad you saved these to brighten up these dreary days!
mikbee 11 3 8 Scotland
24 Jan 2012 1:36PM
Nice one Alan.
And nice to see a thistle too !!
FeatherFriend 10 38 217 England
24 Jan 2012 2:53PM
Lovely detail and comp Alan,
Ade_Osman 14 4.5k 36 England
24 Jan 2012 3:21PM
A very underated lens you've used here Alan, cracking image mate....

BarbaraR 11 17 1 England
24 Jan 2012 3:53PM
This is super.
Very well done Alan.

CaroleS Plus
7 433 3 United Kingdom
24 Jan 2012 4:59PM
A splendid image Alan - Carole
Oliverpants 9 2 2 England
24 Jan 2012 5:07PM
Excellent detail. Ann
24 Jan 2012 9:55PM
Thatís a stunner Alan.


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