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lunch break for three

By annettep38  
Little did I expect this when I started off to work today. fog as thick as pea soup, ice on the Range Rover. All very normal for the 12th of November
But it warmed up during lunch break, I had not even taken a macro lens. Only 'armed' with my bird lens and some all purpose zoom I had gone to search for finches and what might be in Mr Nadaud's garden. But I saw wings flapping in the meadow. Not possible, I said to myself!
But yes they were two lesser clouded yellows and... since flowers are few and far in between, a drone fly, a little moth (ADE ! Help! Smile) and a lesser clouded yellow Colias croceus are sharing a dandelion!

Now someone thought if there is room for 3... no it ended up with all of them gone. (see version 2)
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THANKS TO ALL WHO VOTED AND COMMENTED ON 'FLANDERS FIELDS'

Tags: Butterfly Moth Dandelion Insect Drone fly Colias croceus Wildlife and nature

Voters: craggwildlifephotography, CarolG, mrswoolybill and 59 more

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CarolG Plus
9 193 18 Greece
12 Nov 2012 5:55PM
What a wonderful spot and capture, Annette, quite a number of clouded yellows still around here, but very flighty, can't get near them Sad Carol

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andylea 7 37 1 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2012 5:58PM
two beauty's annette brilliant colour and detail v2 for me tonight with all it's visitors a belter nice one Wink
andy
12 Nov 2012 6:00PM
fine work Annette you will do for me today nice ones

GrahamGrinGrinGrin
Brian65 6 2 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2012 6:02PM
Great capture, well taken Annette.
Brian
Hermanus 3 4 South Africa
12 Nov 2012 6:05PM
Now will you look at that !! What an amazing set ! Bright, beautiful and heavily populated flowers Smile Great captures Annette !!
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
12 Nov 2012 6:46PM
Does it mean you should lug around your whole kit at all times? I do the opposite now, taking the absolute minimum to reduce weight.
But your bird lens has delivered the goods OK, Annette, with a fine shot of this pair sharing their floral shot.
Ronnie.
12 Nov 2012 6:54PM
Fantastic capture Annette Brilliant colour and full of detail
Jim
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
12 Nov 2012 7:03PM
That's just being plain greedy, Annette, but beautifully captured.

Dave
MandyG 4 2 England
12 Nov 2012 7:06PM
Fantastic Annette. All that lovely yellow.
Mandy SmileSmileSmile
Lillian Plus
6 21 17 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2012 7:26PM
Great two images here Annette..
V1 is a brilliantly captured Macro
Lillian
gajewski Plus
11 10 9 United States
12 Nov 2012 7:31PM
You might not have had the lens you wanted but you still ended up with a perfect shot -- great detail, light, DOF and especially your comp.
-=\Walter
taggart Plus
11 46 12 United States
12 Nov 2012 7:38PM
3 in one blow, and all in good focus--- the lens was the right choice-- Lovely all in yellow!
JEnnn
Humblebee 3 1 England
12 Nov 2012 7:48PM
Obviously the local cafe here Annette. Two superb captures, love v2 ... Carol
carper123 Plus
4 887 8 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2012 8:56PM
Two superb images, Annette, v1 for me, luv the colours and detail, composition spot on.
Well done.
Darryl. SmileSmileSmile
12 Nov 2012 9:11PM
Most of us struggle to find one visitor.....Two great images. V1 for me. Don
netta1234 Plus
4 307 2 Wales
12 Nov 2012 9:32PM
Fantastic detailed image
NettaSmile
12 Nov 2012 10:01PM
What a feast, great shots Annette.

David
EAS 7 1 13 Scotland
12 Nov 2012 10:06PM
All perfectly colour coordinated as well, how lovely!! I especially like V1.

Ann
HELANA 6 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2012 10:15PM
Lovely shot Annette, love V2. Two for the price of one, very good.
Elena
Irishkate Plus
5 33 94 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2012 11:00PM
The attraction proves the power of yellow.
Three critters all congregating on one flower!
KateGrinGrinGrin
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
12 Nov 2012 11:24PM
Super colours annette.
A good find and good shots !!
Mick.
12 Nov 2012 11:37PM
Two very nice shots.
jj
debu 6 India
13 Nov 2012 12:18AM
Lovely images.
debu
AnnChown Plus
6 198 1 United Kingdom
13 Nov 2012 7:21AM
Brilliant! Your joy is infectious looking at the number of votes! Two great captures Annette.
Ann
CaroleS Plus
5 412 3 United Kingdom
13 Nov 2012 8:14AM
Two fine shots!
Carole
basith 3 7 Sri Lanka
13 Nov 2012 9:01AM
Well spotted
Nice image and great detail

Basith
Joline Plus
9 27 52 United States
13 Nov 2012 1:46PM
V1 is a treat. That you found it on a cold November day is even more special.
NeilWigan Plus
5 12 15 England
13 Nov 2012 6:42PM
We have had no sunshine but it has gone milder and some flowers are having a late go.
Niknut Plus
6 1.2k 68 United Kingdom
13 Nov 2012 6:42PM
Cracking shot !!!.....No.3 took some finding but got there eventually !!.Grin
Tibetan 3 3 England
13 Nov 2012 11:58PM
Ooooooo! Eeeeee! you did it again! well done Annette you believe in good value, love both regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
LynneJoyce Plus
7 20 99 United Kingdom
14 Nov 2012 7:07AM
Superb!
Glostopcat Plus
10 255 2 England
16 Nov 2012 6:21PM
Two marvellous opportunistic captures, I've yet to see one clouded yellow let alone get two in one shot!Smile

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