Peacock on scabious

By Glostopcat  
A peacock butterfly on a field scabious at the summit of Leckhampton Hill near Cheltenham, taken sometime in mid August

Tags: Flowers and plants Close-up and macro Peacock butterfly Cheltenham Glos Leckhampton hill Field scabious Wildlife and nature

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1 Oct 2011 10:53AM
Amazing really how they are so beautiful on the inside wing and so ordinary elsewhere - protecting itself in the sun.. Nicely done..Jo

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CarolG Plus
9 192 18 Greece
1 Oct 2011 11:24AM
Three beauties, Ed. Carol
Thanks for your comment on yesterdays, Adonis blue, I have never come across one as blue as that.
Shellio 4 2 United Kingdom
1 Oct 2011 11:33AM
What fantastic images, really stands out, well done!
Maiwand Plus
9 3 71 England
1 Oct 2011 11:35AM
Fine images Ed.
Joline Plus
9 27 52 United States
1 Oct 2011 11:41AM
V2 is absolutely superb....that little camera does such a great job!
1 Oct 2011 12:17PM
Three fine captures
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
1 Oct 2011 1:04PM
Very good shots of the Peacock, Ed.
taggart Plus
11 46 12 United States
1 Oct 2011 1:39PM
Another wonderful capture-- this is a super butterfly image!
EAS 6 1 13 Scotland
1 Oct 2011 2:23PM
Such a beautiful butterfly with your images paying it full justice. A really lovely set.

1 Oct 2011 2:29PM
A lovely image, super colour and detail..........Sandy
mikbee 8 3 8 Scotland
1 Oct 2011 2:38PM
Wonderful markings here Ed.
Fine colours.
Good set.
6 9 10 England
1 Oct 2011 2:57PM
A trio of lovely shots but V2 is my favourite.
A superb trio of beautiful shots.
1 Oct 2011 5:25PM
Love the 3D effect on V1&2 Ed', great stuff.

John Smile
pluckyfilly Plus
9 350 33 United Kingdom
1 Oct 2011 7:58PM
so sharp and pretty with it, a great shot Ed
janty66 8 3 England
1 Oct 2011 8:03PM
3 super shots...
f8 12 9.2k 22 England
1 Oct 2011 9:05PM
1&2 are the best,really good rendition of this colourful butterfly.
hasslebladuk 6 1 6 United Kingdom
1 Oct 2011 9:44PM
Cracking shots lovely detail
goso 9 2 1 Australia
1 Oct 2011 11:53PM
Lovely creature and lovely pics Ed - amazing the contrast between each side of the wings ...Bill
Glostopcat Plus
9 255 2 England
2 Oct 2011 11:16AM
Many thanks for all your comments and clicks and to Ann for the User Award, it is greatly appreciated, Ed
danbrann Plus
11 567 16
2 Oct 2011 12:45PM
It must be difficult when you have to name the butterfly and the flower but it is a cracker Ed.
2 Oct 2011 8:11PM
Superb set, Ed, all excellent. Your Ixus works so well for this type of shot. Quality image set.
Peagreen 5 1 1 England
3 Oct 2011 1:00AM
Lovely images, Ed. Wonderful colour and detail. Beautiful markings. Well capturedSmile
Take care, Pauline
KarenFB Plus
9 4.6k 167 England
3 Oct 2011 1:24PM
A beautiful study of the Peacock! Gorgeous colours and details!
NeilWigan Plus
5 11 15 England
4 Oct 2011 12:35AM
another fine set ED.
11 Oct 2011 8:23AM
Three perfect images of this beautiful flutter. They're apt for a biology book!

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