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Hairstreak Day

By casson  
I went with a few friends to Oxfordshire looking for Black Hairstreak butterflies, they are difficult to see as they fly around the tops of Blackthorn. In between the rain showers we saw around 20 and managed a couple of shots.Thanks for looking.

Apologies to Bert C,Stevebidmead,Rodmac and mutznutz original was dark, so I have replaced it.

Tags: Butterflies Nature Black and white Flowers and plants Hairstreak Wildlife and nature

Voters: laurab, mrcal, firzhugh and 9 more

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laurab 15 53 United Kingdom
17 Jun 2007 7:20PM
Very nice!

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jaspernina 11 1.0k Wales
17 Jun 2007 8:43PM
Great image with lovely presentation.


bricurtis Plus
12 2.2k 49 England
17 Jun 2007 9:34PM
Nice detail in the butterfly - looks good on the leaf.
I think a little crop on the LH side would be a good option.
KarenFB Plus
11 5.0k 171 England
19 Jun 2007 6:58AM
A beautiful little butterfly, which you've caught well.

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