Masts Field Blue

By Glostopcat  
A male common blue butterfly I saw perched on a dead flowerhead in the masts field at Prestbury Hill nature reserve near Cheltenham.

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

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Comments


26 Aug 2013 10:21AM
Excellent Ed, great pose and detail,
Fred.

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26 Aug 2013 10:22AM
Another real beauty Ed !! Very well captured !
Excellent Photo, Well DoneGrin
Irishkate Plus
6 38 104 United Kingdom
26 Aug 2013 11:00AM
Simply lovely and perfect b/g.
KateGrinGrinGrin
EileenH 3 1 United Kingdom
26 Aug 2013 11:04AM
Great captureSmile

Eileen
TonyDy Plus
8 6 3 United Kingdom
26 Aug 2013 11:06AM
Lovely shot, Ed.
Tony
26 Aug 2013 11:09AM
Super macro Ed!SmileSmileWink
Don
Maiwand Plus
10 3 72 England
26 Aug 2013 11:19AM
A real beauty Ed.GrinGrinSmileSmileTongueTongue
Ron
EAS Plus
7 1 13 Scotland
26 Aug 2013 11:20AM
Beautiful butterfly, equally beautifully captured.

Ann
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.7k 148 England
26 Aug 2013 12:17PM
Perching nicely for you, Ed.

Dave
TyChee Plus
12 275 1 United States
26 Aug 2013 12:31PM
Very nice detail here.
Ty
Richsr Plus
9 91 223 England
26 Aug 2013 1:48PM
Good details and tones here Ed
26 Aug 2013 1:50PM
Super shot, good detail great angle.

Ian
mikbee Plus
9 3 8 Scotland
26 Aug 2013 2:00PM
Looks a bit of a balancing act here Ed !!
Good shot.
Mick.
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
26 Aug 2013 2:30PM
A beauty of a capture Ed.......Sandy
NDODS Plus
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
26 Aug 2013 2:36PM
Beautifully posed, beautifully captured Ed.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
CarolG Plus
10 199 19 Greece
26 Aug 2013 3:11PM
Another cracker, Ed. Carol
26 Aug 2013 3:49PM
Cracking shot Ed.
Brian
achieverswales 6 8 101 Wales
26 Aug 2013 4:21PM
Wonderful crisp capture Ed.

Regards

Trev.
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
26 Aug 2013 4:50PM
All of the above.
JuBarney Plus
5 20 3 United Kingdom
26 Aug 2013 5:37PM
Really lovely shot
Ju
bricurtis Plus
11 2.1k 49 England
26 Aug 2013 5:43PM
Another beauty Ed - immaculate detail.
Brian.
Lovely shot.
ali63 Plus
4 760 1 United Kingdom
26 Aug 2013 8:07PM
Stunning work,

Ali Smile
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
26 Aug 2013 8:37PM
Super good!
DerekL Plus
11 172 24 England
26 Aug 2013 8:51PM
Cracking shot Ed.

Derek
Glostopcat Plus
10 255 2 England
26 Aug 2013 8:54PM
Many thanks for all your comments and clicks, they are much appreciated, Ed
pamelajean Plus
10 971 1864 United Kingdom
26 Aug 2013 9:14PM
You appear to have no shortage of butterfly pictures, Ed, but all are a joy to see.
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
26 Aug 2013 9:42PM
I know how difficult these are to get..tried..failedWink
so really admire your skills Ed beautiful
Lillian
26 Aug 2013 9:50PM
Lovely shot. Cathy
26 Aug 2013 10:02PM
Superb capture!
Effrossini
Quoise Plus
4 793 United Kingdom
27 Aug 2013 8:39AM
Wonderful capture

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