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Somerset Large Blue

By livinglevels  
Large Blue butterfly (Maculinea arion) taken on Collard Hill, Somerset in June 2009. This freshly emerged specimen was wresting from the wind.

Tags: Butterfly Somerset Close-up and macro Clover Downland Large blue Polden hills Maculinea arion

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Comments


tobyjug 5 6 England
17 Mar 2012 2:14PM
Hi nice and sharp, was this taken@ Collard Hill?

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Hello Tobyjug, this was taken at Collard Hill, half way along and just over the edge onto the scarp slope. This was the first large Blue I had ever seen!
Ade_Osman 13 4.5k 36 England
17 Mar 2012 6:01PM
Great effort.......I'll be down Collard Hill again myself this year and a few other venues I'm aware of......Mind you don't bump into me Grin

Ade
17 Mar 2012 9:11PM
Beautiful macro!
Brilliant detail.
Sam.
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
8 Apr 2012 6:48PM
A fine shot of this rare butterfly, a species i've never seen.
Quote:Great effort.......I'll be down Collard Hill again myself this year and a few other venues I'm aware of......Mind you don't bump into me Grin

Ade

You'll have a real fright if you do bump into the Big O on your travels!Wink

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