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Small Skipper - Thymelicus sylvestris

By Mendipman  
Taken on a beautifully calm morning up on the mendips last summer on the BC reserve at Stoke Camp, a very good site to for finding these little butterflies and the last few years have seen very good numbers. Hopefully it will be the same this year. Grin

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Many thanks for the votes and comments on the previous upload of the Cowslip and especially to Carol (CarolG), Bill (chavender), Peter (Cephus), Jennifer (taggart), and Fred (Fred263) for their user awards. Also to Phil (PhilT2), gerry (gerryg), Patrizia (part), and the EPZ team for their awards on the image of the Scorpion fly, it was all so very much appreciated. GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

Tags: Summer Morning Wildlife Nature Macro Uk Sunrise Butterfly England Natural Habitat Orange Insect Yellow Green Flora Lepidoptera Europe Somerset Fauna July European Britain Fresh Dew Resting Natural light Mendips Arthropod Small skipper Thymelicus sylvestris Entomology Biology Invertebrate Wildlife and nature Dewy Imago Stoke Camp Heath McDonald Hesperiidae Zoology Dew covered Mendip Wildlife Photography Western Europe Hexopod Hawksbit

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Comments


11 Mar 2017 9:12AM
Beautiful image
11 Mar 2017 9:27AM
Excellent Heath, great detail,
Fred.
11 Mar 2017 10:01AM
ExquisiteSmile, great detail and colour.
Amazing detail and colours captured.
Carol
11 Mar 2017 11:11AM
Lovely, the light is spot on
TonyDy Plus
11 52 3 United Kingdom
11 Mar 2017 11:18AM
Superb shot, Heath.
Tony
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
11 Mar 2017 11:38AM
Beautiful macro! Very lovely capture...
Isabel GrinGrin
franken Plus
18 5.2k 4 United Kingdom
11 Mar 2017 12:25PM
Impressive macro.
CarolG 14 199 20 Greece
11 Mar 2017 12:43PM
A beauty.
11 Mar 2017 1:32PM
Beautiful colour and detail in this macro image, Heath.
Francis
idiabb 6 337 Greece
11 Mar 2017 1:36PM
Beautiful shot. Ivana
Daisymaye Plus
12 23 18 Canada
11 Mar 2017 2:13PM
A lovely capture.
11 Mar 2017 2:34PM
Great macro shot
11 Mar 2017 4:56PM
Stunning image.

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