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Six Spot on Devils Bit Scabious

By Glostopcat  
A six spot burnet moth feeding on some devils bit scabious on the steep slopes of Swelshill Bank near Stroud, taken at the beginning of the month when we had a sustained period of warm sunny weather.

Tags: Flowers and plants Close-up and macro Stroud Six spot burnet moth Glos Wildlife and nature Swelshill Bank Devils bit scabious

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Comments


achieverswales 5 8 101 Wales
18 Sep 2012 8:27AM
Excellent detailed capture Ed.

Regards

Trev.

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saeidNL 6 3 Netherlands
18 Sep 2012 8:28AM
Fantastic,colourful and lovely image(as always),ED,very well done,
saeid
Chinga Plus
5 1 1 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2012 8:28AM
BEAUTIFUL GrinGrin
IB
18 Sep 2012 8:29AM
A little beauty Ed, nice detail captured,
Fred.
EMJAYCEE Plus
7 9 10 England
18 Sep 2012 8:50AM
Super shot Ed - the light giving a metalic sheen.
Joan.
NDODS Plus
5 4.9k 125 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2012 10:12AM
An extremely fine example of this rather handsome looking Red Spotted Burnett, as of which I have yet to come across.

Regards Nathan
AnnChown Plus
6 198 1 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2012 10:17AM
Excellent macro Ed.
Ann
Irishkate Plus
5 33 94 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2012 12:45PM
Love these colourful moths and beautifully captured on
a scabious head. Perfect background.
KateGrinGrinGrin
Ade_Osman 13 4.5k 36 England
18 Sep 2012 1:25PM
Not the best specimen, but still a worthy upload Ed....

Read your comments earlier re: the BBC, you really are cruising for a bruising!....Wink

AdeGrin
18 Sep 2012 1:30PM
Fabulous image and capture Ed Wink Excellent work mate.
PattiW 10 24 2 United States
18 Sep 2012 1:55PM
Fantastic capture, love the beetle! Patti Smile
18 Sep 2012 2:17PM
A lovely detailed capture Ed......
Sandy
CarolG Plus
9 193 18 Greece
18 Sep 2012 2:28PM
Well 'spotted' and captured, Ed Smile Carol
pluckyfilly Plus
9 350 33 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2012 2:48PM
when was that sunny period Ed I dont remember it too wellWink great shot
Tibetan 3 3 England
18 Sep 2012 3:11PM
Nice one not seen one for years! when was that sunny period Ed I dont remember it too well great shot! perhaps my memory is going as well! lol. nice one like it better than nothing at all! cos that's what I get lol.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
FeatherFriend 8 38 217 England
18 Sep 2012 3:38PM
Well captured with good detail Ed,
Geoff.
A Booth 13 11 4 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2012 4:11PM
stunning detail, excellent colour and composition. good close up work.
18 Sep 2012 5:41PM
A very good find Ed', nicely Photographed.

John Wink
Glostopcat Plus
10 255 2 England
18 Sep 2012 10:09PM
Many thanks for all your comments and clicks, they are much appreciated, Ed
18 Sep 2012 10:10PM
Lovely shot Ed.

Jane
CaroleS Plus
5 412 3 United Kingdom
19 Sep 2012 7:50AM
First class capture Ed, lovely detail, I had not realized how small they are!
Carole

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