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Twywell 2013 No 39

By tomcat    
An Essex Skipper Thymelicus lineola, taken this morning at Twywell, in the very enjoyable company of Derek (DerekL)Grin

This will shake the local recordersWink

He was over in Tomcat country for the Marbled WhitesSmile

The points made by Ade & Matt on yesterday's upload, were taken on board guysWink
I discovered this morning what the problem was, apart from my eyes of courseBlush

Many thanks to Annette (annettep38), for her generous user award given to yesterday's upload and also to Mya (Myathebirdwatcher999), for her one, given to HTC No 3

I will endeavour to catch up with things when I can - several important items on the agenda to attend to, at the moment

As suggested by Matt, this could well be an Essex Skipper - a head on shot I took, clearly shows the black undersides to the tips of the antennae
Confirmed by Matt and that is good enough for meGrin


Tags: Butterflies Insects Wildlife Twywell Small skipper Skippers Wildlife and nature Northants

Voters: cabbie, JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY, Louise_Morris and 65 more

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A delightful image!

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14 Jul 2013 1:01PM
Excellent Mr Tomcat Sir! Superb focus, forced a substitution eh?? Tongue
14 Jul 2013 1:04PM
Excellent shot, better than yesterdays Smile

tomcat 12 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
14 Jul 2013 1:11PM

Quote:Excellent shot, better than yesterdays Smile


Don't you startWinkWinkWinkWinkWinkWinkWinkWinkWinkWinkWinkWinkWink
senn Plus
6 5 1 Belgium
14 Jul 2013 1:18PM
excellent shot, Adrian, .. I like the way you highlight the bf
boov 5 2 United Kingdom
14 Jul 2013 1:19PM
Quite brilliant....
Mrsbass 5 2 1 United Kingdom
14 Jul 2013 1:24PM
Caziwinkles 5 3 1 United Kingdom
14 Jul 2013 1:25PM
Brilliant...looks very delicate. Smile

mattberry 13 259 14 England
14 Jul 2013 1:26PM
This ones better Smile A beauty in fact! Leaning more towards Essex Skipper though.

Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
14 Jul 2013 1:37PM
A terrific capture Adie, this little fella is posing beautifully for you
14 Jul 2013 1:43PM
very good Adrian.
DerekL 13 188 24 England
14 Jul 2013 1:50PM
Nice sharp image Adrian.
Lovely tones in the background set the Skipper of well.

Thanks for the company and help this morning.

ali63 Plus
6 775 1 United Kingdom
14 Jul 2013 2:24PM
Simply superb,

Ali GrinGrin
14 Jul 2013 2:29PM
Fabulous !
mattberry 13 259 14 England
14 Jul 2013 3:13PM
Thanks for the other version, my suspicion is confirmed in my mind now - Essex.
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
14 Jul 2013 4:11PM
Two excellent shots, side on and head on, both captured with fine definition.
ColleenA Plus
5 354 5 Australia
14 Jul 2013 4:17PM
Beautifully captured and presented
Sezz 13 617 15 England
14 Jul 2013 4:33PM
Pleased to be 30th, superb detail and colours as per Adrian Smile

Sarah *
NaturesHaven 6 283 6 England
14 Jul 2013 4:50PM
Bugger just missed being No 30...........great composition...............GrinGrinGrin
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
14 Jul 2013 4:56PM
looks perfect to me Smile
just read you bit about the IS Smile dunno, can you tell me how to stabilise the little sods?
stunning well done. christineGrinGrinGrinGrin
footloose 7 1 England
14 Jul 2013 5:35PM
Faultless image,well done.
14 Jul 2013 5:38PM
Like the fine detail in this image Adrian

14 Jul 2013 5:42PM
14 Jul 2013 5:59PM
Excellent, Adrian!

fentiger Plus
16 918 24 England
14 Jul 2013 6:17PM

ChazB 12 64 3 United Kingdom
14 Jul 2013 6:24PM
Stunning Adrian! Such a beautiful capture of a skipper and the detail is superb throughout.
dave1967 6 4 United Kingdom
14 Jul 2013 6:53PM
Stunning shot
Maiwand 11 3 73 England
14 Jul 2013 7:03PM
Terrific shots Adrian.GrinGrinGrin
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
14 Jul 2013 7:10PM
Both fabulous!
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
14 Jul 2013 7:19PM
Two cracking images
richmowil Plus
9 334 2 England
14 Jul 2013 7:50PM
Two super images!! I like them a lot!!
14 Jul 2013 8:40PM
Beautifully detail and very well captured, lovely perch, mine never land on anything as photogenic.
14 Jul 2013 8:56PM
Superb clear cut image Adrian, nice work
14 Jul 2013 9:16PM
Two lovely shots Adrian. Cathy
bunbeam 12 2 United Kingdom
14 Jul 2013 11:09PM
2 superb captures
bun Smile
CaroleS Plus
7 433 3 United Kingdom
15 Jul 2013 8:35AM
Just perfect!
15 Jul 2013 12:40PM
Great shot Adrian.

15 Jul 2013 4:55PM
What a cracker love the softness of the image
Mike_Smith Plus
10 472 1 United Kingdom
15 Jul 2013 5:02PM
Stunning shot, beautiful specimen too
16 Jul 2013 3:05PM
The second version is something incredible!SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
Regards Valery
Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
17 Jul 2013 2:10AM
Love the full frontal (on your face) in V2! Grin

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