Large Blue

By Glostopcat  
An extremely rare large blue butterfly seen at Daneway Banks nature reserve in Gloucestershire a few weeks ago. This species has been reintroduced to Britain after becoming extinct in the Seventies.

Tags: Close-up and macro Glos Wildlife and nature Large Blue butterfly Daneway Banks Gloucestershire Wildllife Trust

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Comments


4 Jul 2014 9:22AM
Delicate and beautiful

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Superb image,well captured.

Bob.
RonnieAG Plus
7 153 116 Scotland
4 Jul 2014 10:07AM
The soft lighting has helped allow so much detail to show: beautifully captured, Ed.
R.
Mollycat Plus
3 11 2 United Kingdom
4 Jul 2014 10:27AM
Another fine one for your collection Ed.
Peter.
Richsr Plus
9 91 223 England
4 Jul 2014 10:35AM
Like the light and good details Ed
Regards Richard
TonyDy Plus
8 6 3 United Kingdom
4 Jul 2014 10:53AM
Cracking shot, Ed.
Tony
Irishkate Plus
6 38 104 United Kingdom
4 Jul 2014 11:19AM
Such subtle colour in your Large blue and lovely light on the plants.
Kate GrinGrinGrin
4 Jul 2014 11:25AM
Great capture,
Alan
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
4 Jul 2014 11:54AM
Delightful and I love the fact that it is in its natural surroundings.
4 Jul 2014 1:07PM
Beautiful work Ed...what an opportune moment! Smile John
gary_d Plus
9 576 13 Wales
4 Jul 2014 2:01PM
You are the pied piper of butterflies Ed. - gary
ali63 Plus
4 760 1 United Kingdom
4 Jul 2014 5:03PM
A great find Ed well captured,

Ali Grin
Maiwand Plus
10 3 72 England
4 Jul 2014 7:33PM
Cracking good capture Ed. A beauty.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron
DerekL Plus
11 172 24 England
4 Jul 2014 8:24PM
Cracking shot Ed.
Always nice to get a rarity like this - well done!

Derek
4 Jul 2014 9:12PM
Great shot
Dave
Nikonuser1 Plus
4 117 14 United Kingdom
4 Jul 2014 9:51PM
Well spotted and captured EdSmile

Cliff
Glostopcat Plus
10 255 2 England
4 Jul 2014 9:52PM
Many thanks for all your comments and clicks, they are much appreciated, Ed
4 Jul 2014 10:04PM
Great shot Ed. Cathy
Great subtle composition

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