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
7 310 1 England
28 Aug 2013 12:17AM
Nice detail and good colour in this fine image Fred!!

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mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
28 Aug 2013 12:26AM
Fills the frame well Fred.
Good colours.
Good shot.
Mick.
28 Aug 2013 1:39AM
Oooh lovely!
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
28 Aug 2013 2:17AM
Excellent wins spread shot-- well done, you!
Hermanus 4 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.

Richard
CarolG Plus
9 196 18 Greece
28 Aug 2013 5:52AM
A beautiful image of this lovely lady, Fred. Carol
Chinga Plus
5 3 1 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2013 6:44AM
Absolutely beautiful... Grin
IB
andylea 7 37 1 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2013 7:13AM
brilliant detail and comp fred wonderful colours a beauty nice one Wink
andy
netta1234 Plus
4 369 2 Wales
28 Aug 2013 7:35AM
A Lovely detailed imageSmile
NettaSmile
NDODS Plus
6 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
4 319 4 Australia
28 Aug 2013 8:23AM
Love the open wings, such a pretty image, well captured FredGrinGrin
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 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.
Ronnie.
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
28 Aug 2013 9:02AM
The colour and detail is spot on, Fred.

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

Carol
28 Aug 2013 9:42AM
Lovely shot Fred. Cathy
achieverswales 6 8 101 Wales
28 Aug 2013 10:42AM
Wonderful frame filler and detail Fred.

Regards

Trev.
28 Aug 2013 10:43AM
Well composed
Rende Plus
9 38 4 Netherlands
28 Aug 2013 10:51AM
Lovely combination of colours!
Rende
danbrann Plus
12 621 17
28 Aug 2013 11:35AM
As good as I have seen Fred.
Richsr Plus
9 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 Plus
9 3 72 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
Ron
28 Aug 2013 4:01PM
Fabulous image!
George
28 Aug 2013 4:40PM
Wish I could get my butterfly shots that good Fred . Excellent
Lovely capture.
myrab 10 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2013 6:09PM
You have got this spot on Fred, a great image.

Myra
tomcat 11 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2013 7:23PM
Second year in a row, that I haven't seen one

Adrian
jovanovic 5 26 France
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,
Z
Mike_Smith Plus
9 314 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 10 255 2 England
28 Aug 2013 7:46PM
A splendid shot of this basking painted lady, she's a real beauty
morpheus1955 9 3 2 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2013 10:49PM
Superb shot Fred, fabulous colours and excellent detail

Hugh
Ayoob 5 Australia
28 Aug 2013 11:47PM
An amazing capture.....GrinGrinGrin
31 Aug 2013 4:36PM
Thanks everyone for all comments and clicks,
Fred.

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