Malachite.

By Badgerfred
Captured on a recent visit to Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo.

A big thank you to Gary (Growmore) for his user award for yesterday's upload Heliconius charithonia-Zebra Longwing, which is really appreciated.

Tags: Butterfly Wildlife and nature FJE897 IMGP7912

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Comments


Glostopcat Plus
10 255 2 England
7 Jul 2013 12:21AM
What a beautifully marked and coloured butterfly Fred, this is a super close up of it

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Caziwinkles 3 3 1 United Kingdom
7 Jul 2013 12:40AM
Fantastic Fred. Such lovely colours and markings. Smile

Carol
LynneJoyce Plus
7 20 99 United Kingdom
7 Jul 2013 5:22AM
Amazing colours and patterns on this creature.
CarolG Plus
9 193 18 Greece
7 Jul 2013 5:57AM
What a handsome swallowtail, Fred, and a lovely capture of him. Carol
Maiwand Plus
9 3 71 England
7 Jul 2013 6:43AM
Brilliant Fred. This has to be one of your very best I think.GrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron
7 Jul 2013 7:30AM
Beautiful colours and patterns on this brilliant butterfly Fred, a superb close up image!
Gary
fentiger Plus
14 916 23 England
7 Jul 2013 7:34AM
A very colourful and eye-catching image Fred.

Albert
netta1234 Plus
4 307 2 Wales
7 Jul 2013 7:57AM
I love the colour of this one verry much,a beautiful imageSmile
NettaSmile
7 Jul 2013 8:21AM
Beautiful colours and excellent detail, Fred!
Another place to visit!

Richard
morpheus1955 9 3 2 United Kingdom
7 Jul 2013 10:28AM
Top class image Fred, fantastic colours and excellent detail

Hugh
NDODS Plus
5 4.9k 125 United Kingdom
7 Jul 2013 10:29AM
Simply exquisite

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
Lillian Plus
6 21 17 United Kingdom
7 Jul 2013 10:35AM
Brilliant capture here Fred, as when they move
that's it!Wink
Lillian
Rende Plus
9 38 4 Netherlands
7 Jul 2013 11:13AM
Lovely shot with beautiful colours Fred.
Rende
lonely_oryx 8 61 54 England
7 Jul 2013 11:40AM
Beautiful colours
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
7 Jul 2013 4:50PM
Wonderful colours Fred.
Super shot.
Mick.
7 Jul 2013 4:57PM
a superb close up image
7 Jul 2013 5:05PM
All of these flutterbyes really have been wonderful
pluckyfilly Plus
9 350 33 United Kingdom
7 Jul 2013 5:41PM
Well captured detail and colour
bunbeam 10 2 United Kingdom
7 Jul 2013 7:27PM
wow superb capture
bun Smile
pamelajean Plus
10 951 1799 United Kingdom
7 Jul 2013 8:53PM
Beautiful markings on this one.
7 Jul 2013 11:33PM
Another lovely shot Fred. Cathy
Chinga Plus
5 1 1 United Kingdom
8 Jul 2013 2:12AM
Gorgeous and it's green! Grin
Stunning image in my view...
IB
senn Plus
4 4 1 Belgium
8 Jul 2013 6:39PM
superb detail !..
9 Jul 2013 11:57PM
Thanks everyone for all comments and clicks,
Fred.

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