Small Blue resting

By Glostopcat  
A small blue, Britain's tiniest butterfly seen at the bottom of the masts field at Prestbury Hill nature reserve near Cheltenham. This delightful little butterfly can be seen in good numbers there throughout the months of May and June. Many thanks to Malcolm "MSquared" for the user award on yesterdays Adonis Blue Butterfly it is greatly appreciated, Ed

Tags: Close-up and macro Little blue Glos Wildlife and nature Prestbury hill nature reserve Small blue butterfly Butterfly conservation Shadow Saturday

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Comments


NDODS Plus
5 4.8k 125 United Kingdom
14 Jun 2014 11:27AM
A beautiful specimen so very well captured with gorgeous shimmering colour and pin sharp detail throughout Ed.

Regards NathanGrinGrinGrin

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Nikonuser1 Plus
3 17 10 United Kingdom
14 Jun 2014 11:29AM
Excellent capture EdSmile

Cliff
LynneJoyce Plus
7 20 99 United Kingdom
14 Jun 2014 11:32AM
A fantastic Lepidoptera portrait, I love the inclusion of the spider silk.
Beautiful shot. Luck escape from the web
Glostopcat Plus
9 255 2 England
14 Jun 2014 12:52PM

Quote:Beautiful shot. Luck escape from the web
It didn't it's on epz and flickr today!WinkGrin
taggart Plus
11 46 12 United States
14 Jun 2014 2:01PM
They don't rest for very long do they--- nice shot!
Glostopcat Plus
9 255 2 England
14 Jun 2014 2:05PM
Not with their wings closed like this they don't, getting them with wings open basking seems to be a lot easier
TonyDy Plus
7 4 2 United Kingdom
14 Jun 2014 2:41PM
Lovely shot, Ed.
Tony
CarolG Plus
9 192 18 Greece
14 Jun 2014 3:07PM
A wonderful spot and capture, Ed, such a gorgeous powder blue. Carol
Mollycat Plus
2 11 2 United Kingdom
14 Jun 2014 3:19PM
Superb shot Ed, and a Saurday shadow to.
Peter.
14 Jun 2014 4:44PM
Beautiful shot, lovely light, detail and colours.
Sylvia
14 Jun 2014 5:07PM
A beautiful, detailed shot Ed GrinGrin

Kathryn
DerekL 10 155 24 England
14 Jun 2014 5:51PM
Cracking image of this tiny Butterfly Ed.

Derek
Maiwand Plus
9 3 71 England
14 Jun 2014 6:47PM
Beautiful capture Ed.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron
pluckyfilly Plus
9 350 33 United Kingdom
14 Jun 2014 8:14PM
Superb capture Ed
ali63 Plus
4 733 1 United Kingdom
14 Jun 2014 9:10PM
Superb Ed,

Ali GrinGrin
Glostopcat Plus
9 255 2 England
14 Jun 2014 9:57PM
Many thanks for the user award Ali, it is much appreciated, Ed
ColleenA Plus
3 315 3 Australia
15 Jun 2014 1:00AM
My favourite butterflies...love the soft blue colours ....great photography Ed
15 Jun 2014 1:43AM
Wonderful light and detail. Very nicely captured.
Cheesey.
ChiliMan Plus
9 135 17 Singapore
15 Jun 2014 1:51AM
Wow...the light and focus are absolutely crystal in this, Ed!

Andrew
Irishkate Plus
5 33 91 United Kingdom
15 Jun 2014 1:59AM
Beautiful light on this one Ed. I like your frame also.
Kate GrinGrinGrin
Glostopcat Plus
9 255 2 England
15 Jun 2014 9:58AM
Many thanks for all your comments and clicks, they are much appreciated, Ed
15 Jun 2014 1:02PM
Good detail here Ed' nice one.

John Smile

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