Red Admiral

By Alan_Baseley    
Finally managed to get one with it's wings open

Tags: Butterfly Insect Red admiral Close-up and macro Vanessa atalanta Buddleia Wildlife and nature

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Comments


CarolG Plus
9 192 18 Greece
3 Sep 2012 7:07AM
A cracker, Alan, I'm having problems spotting them this year, let alone capturing them Smile Carol

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annettep38 Plus
4 217 36 Costa Rica
3 Sep 2012 7:20AM
A fine shot, the admiral's colours are nicely on show.
Glostopcat Plus
9 255 2 England
3 Sep 2012 7:26AM
A fine shot Alan, the detail and colours are fabulous. I have hardly seen any of these since late spring
CaroleS Plus
5 364 3 United Kingdom
3 Sep 2012 7:56AM
Have seen just one recently!
Carole
franken Plus
13 3.7k 4 Wales
3 Sep 2012 8:13AM
Lovely macro Alan.

Ken
NDODS Plus
5 4.9k 125 United Kingdom
3 Sep 2012 9:53AM
An extremely impressive close up photograph Alan in which you have managed to capture the true beauty, colours and superb detail in this rather beautiful looking Red Admiral, so very well indeed. Furthermore they seem to escape my approaches every time.

Regards Nathan
3 Sep 2012 12:08PM
fine colour detail great marking wel spotted and captured not seen one at all this year

GrahamGrinGrinGrin
mikbee Plus
8 3 8 Scotland
3 Sep 2012 3:27PM
Good one with the full wing span Alan.
Super colours too.
Great shot.
Mick.
3 Sep 2012 4:17PM
the detail and colours are fabulous
taggart Plus
11 46 12 United States
3 Sep 2012 4:39PM
Sharp details, wonderful colors!
Maiwand Plus
9 3 71 England
3 Sep 2012 4:42PM
Excellent capture Alan with wonderful colours.
Ron
3 Sep 2012 6:14PM
Lovely picture Alan, pleased to give you the 30 well done.

Myra
3 Sep 2012 11:56PM
Excellent capture Alan..Lin
Tibetan 3 3 England
12 Sep 2012 4:31PM
Nice clear colours and detail well presented like it, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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