Male Chalkhill Blue

By Glostopcat  
A newly emerged male chalkhill blue butterfly taken several days ago in the masts field at Prestbury Hill nature reserve near Cheltenham.

Tags: Close-up and macro Glos Chalkhill blue butterfly Wildlife and nature Prestbury hill nature reserve Butterfly conservation

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mikbee Plus
9 3 8 Scotland
27 Jul 2013 12:37AM
Certainly has a good ''chalky'' look to it Ed.
Can you blow it off like you can with the end of your snooker cue ?
Good close up.

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paskinmj Plus
7 11 1 United Kingdom
27 Jul 2013 1:08AM
Beautiful colour rendering.
Chinga Plus
6 3 1 United Kingdom
27 Jul 2013 1:38AM
The details on this little one are superb! Well done! Grin
27 Jul 2013 4:47AM
Lovely detail in this excellent photo Ed !
CarolG Plus
10 199 19 Greece
27 Jul 2013 5:47AM
A real beauty, Ed, perfectly captured. Carol
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.7k 148 England
27 Jul 2013 6:45AM
Wonderful delicate colour and excellent detail again, Ed.

LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
27 Jul 2013 7:37AM
A beautifully detailed shot.
27 Jul 2013 7:50AM
Super Colours Ed', a lovely Screen filler.

John Smile
Nigeve1 Plus
3 1.4k 101 United Kingdom
27 Jul 2013 8:37AM
Superb detail and colour.
Maiwand Plus
10 3 72 England
27 Jul 2013 8:42AM
Excellent capture Ed.GrinGrinGrin
richmowil Plus
8 317 2 England
27 Jul 2013 10:04AM
Nice capture Ed!! Nice Image!! I like it a lot!!
teocali Plus
8 441 18 England
27 Jul 2013 10:17AM
Superb detail, textures and fine delicate tones, Ed. a really gorgeous Chalkhill Blue capture.
Irishkate Plus
6 38 104 United Kingdom
27 Jul 2013 11:03AM
Best blue I've seen here for ages. Very well captured Ed.
Thank you for all the advice.
Hope I see some butterflies before the weather changes!
Herge88 Plus
9 40 4 England
27 Jul 2013 11:20AM
Love the colours in this one Ed, great sharp detail too.

Best Matt
bricurtis Plus
11 2.1k 49 England
27 Jul 2013 12:50PM
Beautiful textured wings - immaculate detail Ed.
RonnieAG Plus
7 153 116 Scotland
27 Jul 2013 1:05PM
Such a beautiful butterfly with those delicate colours, captured in such excellent detail by you, Ed.
tomcat Plus
11 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
27 Jul 2013 3:23PM
Well taken Ed

I will give your pm some thought, but not 100% sure which way I am playing it yet
There is talk of getting done at the BOC and heading straight home

DerekL Plus
11 172 24 England
27 Jul 2013 4:01PM
Lovely image Ed.

27 Jul 2013 4:33PM
One of your best Ed, cracking shot,
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
27 Jul 2013 4:43PM
A stunning image, the extended wings begging to be togged, and boy have you done this little fella proud Ed...

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
AnnChown Plus
7 199 1 United Kingdom
27 Jul 2013 5:13PM
Such a beauty - I imagine you saw the programme on tv last evening about butterflies. I thought it was fascinating.
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
27 Jul 2013 8:35PM
Very well shot
Glostopcat Plus
10 255 2 England
28 Jul 2013 12:02AM
Many thanks for all your comments and clicks, they are much appreciated, Ed
28 Jul 2013 12:08AM
A beauty Ed, excellent colour and detail captured,
Mavis Plus
14 143 2 England
28 Jul 2013 5:53PM
Delicate detail . So perfect. Well captured xx
10 12 1 United Kingdom
31 Jul 2013 11:26PM
Beautiful and delicate colours throughout.
I am a hobby naturalist and enjoy your photos very much. Great quality macros!

Greetings from Michigan,


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