Meadow Brown

By Alan_Baseley    
When I captured this and saw the two white spots I thought I'd got a Gatekeeper. Having looked at at it on the PC and done some further investigation I now think it's a Meadow Brown. Apparently Meadow Browns can have the two white spots like the Gatekeeper.

Tags: Butterfly Close-up and macro Meadow brown Maniola jurtina Wildlife and nature

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Comments


Cracking detail good colours, well captured

John

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CaroleS Plus
6 415 3 United Kingdom
27 Jul 2012 8:19AM
Super detail Alan
Carole
saeidNL 6 3 Netherlands
27 Jul 2012 8:25AM
Excellent and fantastic capture,well done,
saeid
OAKEY 8 United Kingdom
27 Jul 2012 8:34AM
Beautiful and very well detailed close up Alan.
Shaun
Norfolkboy 10 1 4 England
27 Jul 2012 8:46AM
Super image, Alan.
Colin
NDODS Plus
5 4.9k 125 United Kingdom
27 Jul 2012 8:47AM
An image, full of natural and superb detail.

Regards Nathan
Richsr Plus
9 90 222 England
27 Jul 2012 8:56AM
Good details in this Alan
Regards Richard
CarolG Plus
9 195 18 Greece
27 Jul 2012 9:08AM
The butterflies are coming out in their hundreds on ePZ now, must mean there is some sun shining at last Smile. A lovely capture, Alan. Carol
Metro6R4 5 3 1 United Kingdom
27 Jul 2012 10:17AM
Perfect in every way.........
27 Jul 2012 10:24AM
fine capture Alan excellent detail nice work

Graham GrinGrinGrin
27 Jul 2012 10:44AM
just fabulous
Lillian Plus
7 21 17 United Kingdom
27 Jul 2012 11:50AM
Not up on my butterflies Alan, so what ever it is to me it is an outstanding shot
so detailed and beautifully captured
Lillian
27 Jul 2012 2:10PM
Not always easy IDing Butterflies Alan, as like with Birds.

This is a beautiful capture Alan, thumbs up and my vote Smile

Mark
taggart Plus
11 46 12 United States
27 Jul 2012 5:36PM
Well, whatever he is, you got your self a perfect capture!
annettep38 Plus
5 218 39 Costa Rica
27 Jul 2012 10:57PM
a lovely female meadow brown methinks Smile
great capture I like the fine cobwebs
tomcat 10 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
28 Jul 2012 6:57PM
Top detail Alan
Ain't managed to nail a good 'un yet

Adrian

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