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Small Heath???? or..........Meadow Brown??

By Louise_Morris  
Taken earlier today at Swelshill Bank. I think it's a SMall Heath but last time I thought that everyone said it was a Meadow Brown!! What do I know?? This one was very small and very skittish.

Thanks for the C&C's on my Demoiselle - always appreciated greatly.
Special thanks to Trev (Achieverswales) & Ed (Glostopcat) for their UA's - really appreciate them.

Hope you've all had a good weekend,

Take care,

Lou

Tags: General Butterfly Close-up and macro Stroud Wildlife and nature May 2013

Voters: Glostopcat, tomcat, moiral and 28 more

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Comments


Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
19 May 2013 7:50PM
It is indeed and a fine shot of one too! They are never easy to photograph as they settle so low down in the long grass

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tomcat 11 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
19 May 2013 7:51PM
Small heath dearWink

Good to see one

Adrian
moiral 6 12 Scotland
19 May 2013 7:51PM
No idea but it is very beautiful Lou. Well captured. Moira
Ted447 Plus
3 189 1 United Kingdom
19 May 2013 7:55PM
Nice shot looks like a Small Heath to me. Ted.GrinGrin
ali63 Plus
4 756 1 United Kingdom
19 May 2013 8:18PM
Well captured Lou,

Ali
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
19 May 2013 8:27PM
Well it's ID'ed now, so no need for me
to say...not a clue!Wink but a good shot
Lillian
19 May 2013 8:47PM
A lovely image, Lou - you're lucky it kept still long enough to snap it!

Richard
19 May 2013 8:52PM
A nice early one, very well captured, a tricky subject this particular little butterfly.
David
ColleenA Plus
4 322 4 Australia
19 May 2013 9:23PM
A great shot, well done
DerekL 11 167 24 England
19 May 2013 9:49PM
Lovely image Louise.
Maybe would benefit from an increase in sharpening, to get the full detail captured by the camera?

Derek
Maiwand Plus
10 3 72 England
19 May 2013 10:19PM
Excellent capture Louise.GrinGrin
Ron
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
20 May 2013 12:39AM
Well captured little beauty. Good one Louise.......Sandy
20 May 2013 7:53AM
A fine capture Lou, not seen one of these this year.
Well caught Louise

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