Painted Lady on Buddleia.

By Badgerfred
Captured on a visit to Secret Garden yesterday.

Tags: Butterfly Wildlife and nature IMGP9165 FJE950

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richmowil Plus
8 321 2 England
28 Aug 2013 12:17AM
Nice detail and good colour in this fine image Fred!!

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mikbee 10 3 8 Scotland
28 Aug 2013 12:26AM
Fills the frame well Fred.
Good colours.
Good shot.
DilysT 6 2 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2013 1:39AM
Oooh lovely!
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
28 Aug 2013 2:17AM
Excellent wins spread shot-- well done, you!
Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
28 Aug 2013 4:24AM
This is one excellent capture of this lovely butterfly Fred !
28 Aug 2013 5:25AM
A beautiful capture, Fred - lovely colours and well detailed.

CarolG Plus
10 199 20 Greece
28 Aug 2013 5:52AM
A beautiful image of this lovely lady, Fred. Carol
Chinga Plus
6 3 1 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2013 6:44AM
Absolutely beautiful... Grin
andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2013 7:13AM
brilliant detail and comp fred wonderful colours a beauty nice one Wink
netta1234 5 382 2 Wales
28 Aug 2013 7:35AM
A Lovely detailed imageSmile
NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2013 8:08AM
Beautiful posed with his wings wide open Fred, very well captured with great natural colouring and fine detail.

Nathan GrinGrinGrin
ColleenA Plus
5 340 5 Australia
28 Aug 2013 8:23AM
Love the open wings, such a pretty image, well captured FredGrinGrin
RonnieAG Plus
7 154 118 Scotland
28 Aug 2013 8:30AM
I spent about half an hour recently beside this flowering bush expecting I'd see my first butterfly of the year, but other than a small white one that fluttered around and never settled, not a sausage.
Nice sharp capture here, Fred.
Jasper87 Plus
7 1.8k 150 England
28 Aug 2013 9:02AM
The colour and detail is spot on, Fred.

28 Aug 2013 9:14AM
beautiful capture! lovely colours!
28 Aug 2013 9:24AM
Lovely flower and detail Fred. A superb capture.
Caziwinkles 4 3 1 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2013 9:29AM
A beautiful capture - perfect pose Fred.

28 Aug 2013 9:42AM
Lovely shot Fred. Cathy
achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
28 Aug 2013 10:42AM
Wonderful frame filler and detail Fred.


28 Aug 2013 10:43AM
Well composed
Rende 10 38 4 Netherlands
28 Aug 2013 10:51AM
Lovely combination of colours!
danbrann 13 636 17
28 Aug 2013 11:35AM
As good as I have seen Fred.
Richsr 10 91 223 England
28 Aug 2013 1:25PM
Can see why it gets its name good colours Fred
Regards Richard
28 Aug 2013 3:03PM
an excellent capture of this lovely butterfly
Maiwand 10 3 73 England
28 Aug 2013 3:51PM

Quote:Can see why it gets its name good colours Fred
Regards Richard

Quite agree with this Fred. Super shot.GrinGrinGrin
28 Aug 2013 4:01PM
Fabulous image!
28 Aug 2013 4:40PM
Wish I could get my butterfly shots that good Fred . Excellent
Lovely capture.
myrab 11 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2013 6:09PM
You have got this spot on Fred, a great image.

tomcat 12 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2013 7:23PM
Second year in a row, that I haven't seen one

28 Aug 2013 7:27PM
Colours, detail, composition ... Smile as always. Excellent.
Thank you so much for your valued GEA; I appreciate it!
All the best,
Mike_Smith Plus
10 419 1 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2013 7:35PM
Hi Fred, beautiful image them Buddleia plants are amazing how they attract butterflys, i found one yesterday covered with them. Next year i will get one for my garden
Glostopcat 11 255 2 England
28 Aug 2013 7:46PM
A splendid shot of this basking painted lady, she's a real beauty
morpheus1955 10 3 2 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2013 10:49PM
Superb shot Fred, fabulous colours and excellent detail

Ayoob 6 Australia
28 Aug 2013 11:47PM
An amazing capture.....GrinGrinGrin
31 Aug 2013 4:36PM
Thanks everyone for all comments and clicks,

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