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At long last, my first butterfly capture of the seasonTongue
This Grizzled skipper Pyrgus malvae, was taken early doors today, at Twywell Hills & Dales

Finally came across them NigelWink

Many thanks to Pamela (pamelajean), for her award, given to yesterday's Willow warbler - really appreciatedTongue

Adrian

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS-1D Mark III
Lens:EF100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:11 May 2013 - 8:28 AM
Focal Length:100mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/13.0
Shutter Speed:1/80sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:500
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Manual
Title:Twywell 2013 No 3
Username:tomcat tomcat
Uploaded:11 May 2013 - 9:57 AM
Tags:Butterflies, Grizzled skipper, Insects, Northants, Skippers, Twywell, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:63
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Hermanus
Hermanus  3 South Africa
11 May 2013 - 10:02 AM

A real beauty this !!

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5152 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
11 May 2013 - 10:09 AM

A very crisp capture of the first of the season, Ade: excellent shot.
Ronnie.

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Jenny-D
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11 May 2013 - 10:16 AM

Gorgeous..... Smile

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Badgerfred
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11 May 2013 - 10:28 AM

A little beauty Adrian,
Fred.

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Caziwinkles
11 May 2013 - 10:36 AM

This is stunning Adrian - lovely detail. Smile

Carol

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soulofharmony
11 May 2013 - 10:39 AM

And beautiful it is too


Nikki Grin

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mossy
mossy  246 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
11 May 2013 - 10:44 AM

Top work Adrian, yet to see one of these

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EAS
EAS  6 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
11 May 2013 - 10:58 AM

Pin sharp and very lovely.

Ann

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11 May 2013 - 11:01 AM

well captured Adrian

David

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Greyheron
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11 May 2013 - 11:12 AM

Superb image Adrian...

Mike

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ColleenA
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11 May 2013 - 11:12 AM

Wow Adrian, what a capture, picture perfectGrinGrinGrin

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brian17302
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11 May 2013 - 11:17 AM

Sharp detailed macro,well captured Adrian
Regards Brian

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achieverswales
11 May 2013 - 11:35 AM

And a stunner it is Adrian.


Regards

Trev.

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11 May 2013 - 11:57 AM

Top class Adrian....Smile

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Maiwand
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11 May 2013 - 12:43 PM

A cracker Adrian. As good as it gets. GrinGrinSmileWinkWink
Ron

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jaymark1
jaymark1  7 United Kingdom
11 May 2013 - 1:50 PM

A beauty Adrian, TOP STUFF.

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11 May 2013 - 1:54 PM

A cracking close up Adie, you must be chuffed to bits to get this one. I haven't seen one of these for a good few years now, however you have still to get a green hairstreak!Wink

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annettep38
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11 May 2013 - 2:34 PM

That is one well detailed skipper, very pretty.
That particular one is still missing in my collection!

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Goodley
Goodley  5 United Kingdom
11 May 2013 - 2:41 PM

very good,Excellent detail,
kev.

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CaroleS
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11 May 2013 - 2:44 PM

I have yet to see one of these - I only get the 'common' ones to practise onSad
Superb detailSmileSmileSmile

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Terry L
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11 May 2013 - 2:44 PM

Excellent work Adrian.

Terry

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Mrsbass
Mrsbass  2 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 May 2013 - 2:55 PM

Brilliant Adrian.

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11 May 2013 - 3:19 PM

An excellent macro Adrian. Such good detail.

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11 May 2013 - 3:49 PM

Superb detail , great image,

Ali GrinGrinGrin

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11 May 2013 - 4:33 PM

Just love little Skippers, superb clarity and colours Adrian Smile

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mauriceegan
11 May 2013 - 4:37 PM

WWonderful image Adrian
Maurice

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johnjo58  4 United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
11 May 2013 - 5:46 PM

You always present superb images no matter what the domain, this is a lovely macro image
David

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11 May 2013 - 6:01 PM

Well worth waiting for.

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WindowonWildlife

The macro master Smile stunning detail and top BG mate Wink

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Shellio  4 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
11 May 2013 - 8:25 PM

Great to see Adrian, with some super fine detail.
Shell

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11 May 2013 - 9:17 PM

Fantastic shot Adrian

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12 May 2013 - 9:21 AM

Quite superb.

Albert

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NigelKiteley
12 May 2013 - 8:21 PM

A superb image Adrian. I'm not jealous, only as green as those hairstreaks we saw today lol!

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14 May 2013 - 8:55 PM

Very well captured Adrian, a little beauty.
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