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Six Spot on Scabious

By Glostopcat  
A six spot burnet moth feeding on a field scabious, taken several weeks ago on a day out in the Stroud area with fellow epzer "Looloobey", Louise.

Tags: Close-up and macro Stroud Six spot burnet moth Glos Field scabious Rodborough common Wildlife and nature

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Comments


Andysnapper Plus
8 109 25 England
29 Aug 2012 6:44AM
Excellent shot.

Andy

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Chinga Plus
6 3 1 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2012 6:52AM
Lovely insect! Good image! IB
Unusual top down look gives for drama and increases the effect of the colour combination
annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
29 Aug 2012 7:18AM
Oh you lucky so and so. We had them o ly for 3 days and gone.
29 Aug 2012 8:07AM
Another fantastic and lovely image,ED,very well done,
saeid
EMJAYCEE Plus
7 10 10 England
29 Aug 2012 8:47AM
I've never seen one of these moths so thanks for this image - if I am lucky enough to come across one at least I'll know what it is!Wink
Joan.
teocali Plus
8 441 18 England
29 Aug 2012 8:54AM
Excellent macro capture, Ed - lovely light and colours and superb clean bg tones, isolating you main subject to perfection.
Sylvia
NDODS Plus
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2012 9:06AM
A rather cracking close up photograph Ed, full of beautiful colour, detail, and warming light, which really emphasises this gorgeous 'Six Spotted Burnet' so very well. A real gem

Regards Nathan
achieverswales 6 8 101 Wales
29 Aug 2012 10:21AM
Excellent sharp capture Ed.

Regards

Trev.
EAS Plus
7 1 13 Scotland
29 Aug 2012 10:30AM
The colours are beautiful and details in the moth, 1st class. Still waiting for my first re-time view of one of these beauties!

Ann
29 Aug 2012 11:06AM
Cracking colour well shot ...

Mark ...
mikbee Plus
9 3 8 Scotland
29 Aug 2012 2:02PM
One of the few butterflies I can ID Ed with these telling spots on them.
Good grief,I might be getting as good as the Big O !!
Good shot.
Mick.
Irishkate Plus
6 38 104 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2012 2:26PM
Reminds me I haven't been out in the countryside enough this year.
The Burnet is a lovely moth.
KateGrinGrinGrin
CarolG Plus
10 199 19 Greece
29 Aug 2012 2:28PM
No burnets about here now, Ed, a lovely find and capture. Carol
ChiliMan Plus
10 135 17 Singapore
29 Aug 2012 3:34PM
Very good capture, Ed, with such a nice smooth background!

Such a striking moth, isn't it??

Andrew
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
29 Aug 2012 3:49PM
Beautifully done-- that is such a pretty moth!
A fantastic image
Maiwand Plus
10 3 72 England
29 Aug 2012 6:22PM
Superb 6 spot Ed. Well captured.
Ron
29 Aug 2012 6:32PM
Another good'n ED'.

John Smile
29 Aug 2012 7:17PM
Great shot,excellent colours Ed,well captured..Lin
Ade_Osman 13 4.5k 36 England
29 Aug 2012 7:50PM
Great how you've captured it nectaring Ed....

Ade
29 Aug 2012 8:48PM
excellent bg and detail Ed.
regards
Yung
Glostopcat Plus
10 255 2 England
29 Aug 2012 11:25PM
Many thanks for all your comments and clicks, they are much appreciated, Ed
30 Aug 2012 3:42PM
Great work...


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NeilWigan Plus
6 13 15 England
31 Aug 2012 8:41AM
One i do know and nicely shot.

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