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KarenFB Plus
10 4.6k 167 England
17 Aug 2012 4:57PM
How beautiful!! I've never seen one with it's wings open! (I've only ever seen pictures of them with their wings closed!)

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TonyDy Plus
7 5 2 United Kingdom
17 Aug 2012 5:08PM
Lovely shot, Julian, you've captured the colours perfectly.
Tony
Graham_P 9 1 19 United Kingdom
17 Aug 2012 5:28PM
Lovely to see one with it's wings open.
Julian 11 76 3 United Kingdom
17 Aug 2012 5:39PM
Thanks folks and I'm glad it is interesting. They come down low in the Oaks, on particularly hot days when you can see the wings. Males and females are quite different.
howdog Plus
7 25 1 United Kingdom
17 Aug 2012 5:47PM
Very nice macro Julian! Love the colours.
Iain
tomcat 10 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
17 Aug 2012 7:17PM
Cracking shot Julian

Never managed to nail one yet, but that is probably my fault, for not being at the right place at the right timeSmile

Apparently there is a colony at Wicksteed park, only 15 minutes walk from home, but never been to investigateSad

Adrian
Gerryrys 4 1 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2012 5:22PM
Great capture well presented.

Gerry
Glostopcat Plus
10 255 2 England
27 Aug 2012 10:05PM
A top shot Julian, this is a species i've never seen before

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