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More commonly known as the yellow shell moth, frequently seen in the UK and Europe, but this was my first sighting of one, lurking in the shrubbery in my garden.
It had to be a very big butterfly to carry that big name Carol Excellent photos. I like the streamlined fighter plane look of V2
Lovely creature, I like the diagonal composition in both.
Good detail Carol, both super images and very well exposed and captured.....John
What a magnificent insect. Fabulous shots Carol.
Wow! Two excellent images Carol. Like V1 - fanning itself out just for you.
What a beauty! Brilliantly caught!
Stealth bomber by the looks of it Carol, excellent clarity and composition.
Two great captures Carol. its all been summed up above...great comp, clarity....well spotted
Stunning speciman Carol! What a beauty... Lovely shots.... IB
What a vibrant pattern this beauty has
What a beauty and what wonderful details you've captured.
Thanks for your comment re the Clematis seedhead and you ID'd it correctly, of course!
Excellent shape and detail in v1, Carol.
V1 my favourite Carol, super image,
Ive seen a varient of this Carol, ( Lemon Shell ) i do find moth a ID a real challenge.
A beautifully marked and coloured moth which will be so well disguised in other b/gs.
that makes two of you lurking in the shrubbery nice clean capture Carol
Happy New Week
A very fine composition and capture of this lurking moth, Carol
Cracking shots, Carol.
Excellent detail and diagonal composition
Quite a name and a wonderful wing span of glorious colour and pattern.
V1 for me for that full view.
wonderful markings Carol
Absolutely stunning images - this is such a beautiful butterfly and you have shown it off to its full potential.
What a beauty! Very obliging of this moth to spread it wings so beautifully for you.
Two beautiful images of this rather impressive looking Moth. He reminds me somewhat of a Vulcan Bomber...
Beautiful markings - a design for a lovely fan perhas.
Very well captured Carol!
Two beautiful captures Carol......Sandy
Looks excellent to me Carol however I do not posses one photograph of a butterfly..how's that for leading a sheltered life.
superb images and very well captured
Wonderful images, Carol !
What a handsome looking moth, Carol.
Blooming marvellous, even better considering the blonde moments .....
Quality details Carol. Must admit I have not seen these before.
Oh wow...what a pretty fella! EXcellent captures, Carol, especially in V1
Two excellent captures, Carol, I like the angle you have captured.
Spot on as always Carol.
nature is truly awesome ! love the shots just shows yopu whats lurking in your own backyard
Brilliant images , Carol.......
wonderful images Carol.
Son dos obras de artes. El dibujo de la mariposa y su fotografŪa.
What a beauty! Wonderful detail and a pattern like an oriental rug
You've captured this moths wing markings and patterns in such intricate detail Carol, the Big O will be mightily impressed when he views these
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