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The Skipper and the Mirid Buig

By NigelKiteley
Many thanks to all who voted and commented on the Pearl Bordered Fritillary, and especially to Pete for the HC, Badgerfred for the GEA, and Ed (Glostopcat) for the UA, all are very much appreciated.

Here's a Silver Spotted Skipper socialising with a species of Mirid Bug.

Tags: Butterflies Close-up and macro Wildlife and nature Silver spotted skipper

Voters: maggiem, Badgerfred, JohnoP and 20 more

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JohnoP 12 2
14 Oct 2012 4:59PM
Superb macro Nigel! John

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Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
14 Oct 2012 5:23PM
A brilliant piece of macrowork Nigel, the detail, colours and clarity are flawless. I've seen neither of these species before
KarenFB Plus
12 5.0k 171 England
14 Oct 2012 5:26PM
A gorgeous pair of bugs, brilliantly caught!
NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
14 Oct 2012 7:00PM
A superb macro photograph, capturing not just one creature, but two. Fantastic detail, and an assortment of beautiful colour.

Regards Nathan
bricurtis 12 2.2k 49 England
14 Oct 2012 8:44PM
Amazing clarity in both subjects Nigel.
Irishkate Plus
7 41 114 United Kingdom
14 Oct 2012 8:50PM
Stunning as always and that little Mirid Buig is a fantastic looking creature.
Even Ed hadn't seen these!!!!
14 Oct 2012 10:31PM
Fantastic macro Nigel. A real beauty.


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