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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Cracking detail good colours, well captured


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CaroleS Plus
8 433 3 United Kingdom
27 Jul 2012 8:19AM
Super detail Alan
saeidNL 8 3 Netherlands
27 Jul 2012 8:25AM
Excellent and fantastic capture,well done,
OAKEY 10 United Kingdom
27 Jul 2012 8:34AM
Beautiful and very well detailed close up Alan.
Norfolkboy 12 1 4 England
27 Jul 2012 8:46AM
Super image, Alan.
NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
27 Jul 2012 8:47AM
An image, full of natural and superb detail.

Regards Nathan
Richsr 11 91 223 England
27 Jul 2012 8:56AM
Good details in this Alan
Regards Richard
CarolG 11 199 20 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 7 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
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
27 Jul 2012 10:44AM
just fabulous
Lillian Plus
8 22 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
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

taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
27 Jul 2012 5:36PM
Well, whatever he is, you got your self a perfect capture!
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
27 Jul 2012 10:57PM
a lovely female meadow brown methinks Smile
great capture I like the fine cobwebs
tomcat 12 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
28 Jul 2012 6:57PM
Top detail Alan
Ain't managed to nail a good 'un yet


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