Small Tortoiseshell

By Alan_Baseley  
I was beginning to think I wasn't going to see many, if any, of these this year, but yesterday there were a few about.

Tags: Butterfly Close-up and macro Small tortoiseshell Buddleia Aglais urticae Wildlife and nature

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6 Aug 2012 8:27AM
A beauty Alan, excellent detail captured,

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jdinne 15 16 England
6 Aug 2012 8:29AM
Stunning, superb colour, detail. excellent frame filler.

CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
6 Aug 2012 9:02AM
Beautiful colours and detail, Alan, well captured. Carol
netta1234 6 382 2 Wales
6 Aug 2012 9:02AM
Beautiful image .I 've not seen any this year,I dont blame them with this horrible weather we're having.
Beautiful. Great DoF.
NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2012 9:31AM
A rather stunning macro photograph depicting this rather gorgeous Small Tortoise Shell, stunning natural colour and exquisite detail running throughout.

Regards Nathan
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2012 9:39AM
a true beauty
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
6 Aug 2012 9:45AM
Excellent shot, Alan.
6 Aug 2012 10:22AM
a fine capture here Alan great colours and detail

TonyDy Plus
9 10 3 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2012 11:13AM
Great shot, Alan - I've only seen one this year and that was yesterday!
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
6 Aug 2012 1:31PM
Very sharp in all the right places--- well done!
mikbee 11 3 8 Scotland
6 Aug 2012 1:58PM
Good frame filler Alan.
Excellent close up.
Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
6 Aug 2012 2:38PM
Beautiful colour and detail, Alan.

CaroleS Plus
8 433 3 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2012 4:24PM
Lucky you!!
Maiwand 11 3 73 England
6 Aug 2012 7:26PM
Brilliant shot Alan.
tomcat 12 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2012 8:41PM
By coincidence, there was one settling on our Budlia yesterday afternoonWink

Stayed on the top flowers though

Not many about at all Alan

6 Aug 2012 10:19PM
Excellent shot,superb details Alan..Lin
6 Aug 2012 10:20PM
Beautiful image well captured.
Allen, Smile
7 Aug 2012 7:28PM
excellent shot
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
12 Aug 2012 10:35PM
amazing colours and a very fine specimen in the perfect pose.

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