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SILVER STUDDED BUTTERFLY

By cymru2019
I am to be counted amongst those in the bus pass generation that is keeping a low profile in this hot weather. So I thought I would post another silver studded butterfly shot which was taken at Prees Heath, which is the only site that they can be found in the Midlands. I forgot to add this song which suits the condition of this butterfly https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3L8j2M4Rvs0&list=RDMM3L8j2M4Rvs0&start_radio=1

Tags: Butterflies General Silver studded blue Wildlife and nature Prees heath

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25 Jul 2019 2:08PM
A fine capture David, even with the wing damage, the large buddleia where I took a lot of images last year had it's first visitors of the year this morning, a Red Admiral and a Peacock,
Fred.
cymru2019 2 17 7 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2019 2:19PM
Fred, As a result of your comments I have added on a song which fits the condition of this butterfly. We planted a buddleia in our garden this year and so far has attracted whites but hopefully more species will come! David
mac Plus
19 13 Scotland
25 Jul 2019 2:47PM
Our buddleia has not had a single butterfly this summer, as far as I have observed. Here's hoping! Your image shows what can be obtained but perhaps not up here!
Ian
25 Jul 2019 2:48PM
Lovely capture David..Lin
KingArthur 15 8 Malta
25 Jul 2019 3:05PM
Lovely capture, beautiful natural colours

Joe Smile
cymru2019 2 17 7 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2019 3:07PM
Ian - you are right. These butterflies only found in the East and South of England, The Great Orme, Llandudno, Wales and Prees Heath in Shropshire. Thanks Lin and Joe for your comments. David
25 Jul 2019 8:28PM
A fine capture of this lovely, if a little 'moth eaten' butterfly, David.
I will have passed Prees Heath many times without realising there was a nature site there.
Must pay attention next time!!

RichardSmile
cymru2019 2 17 7 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2019 8:43PM
Thanks Richard. PM sent to you already! David
25 Jul 2019 11:55PM
The photo and the song...a perfect match David. Pam
cymru2019 2 17 7 United Kingdom
26 Jul 2019 8:52AM
Thanks Pam. I know more about music than photography. I hope EPZERS do not mind me adding on music to pictures from time to time?? David
Nikonuser1 Plus
9 168 16 United Kingdom
26 Jul 2019 11:57AM
A great captureSmileSmileSmile

Cliff
cymru2019 2 17 7 United Kingdom
26 Jul 2019 12:02PM
Thanks kindly Cliff. David
capto Plus
9 6.8k 25 United Kingdom
26 Jul 2019 10:06PM
A little rough around the edges, but still a beauty.Smile
ivor
cymru2019 2 17 7 United Kingdom
26 Jul 2019 10:17PM
Ivor, Thanks. Totally agree with you. David
Saastad 2 16 15 Norway
29 Jul 2019 12:18AM
Beautiful shot!
cymru2019 2 17 7 United Kingdom
29 Jul 2019 7:58AM
Thanks Lin! David
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
31 Jul 2019 5:44AM
Tatty wings but still photogenic... Good image,
Isabel GrinGrin
cymru2019 2 17 7 United Kingdom
31 Jul 2019 9:09AM
Thanks Isabel! David

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