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17 Jan 2013 5:47AM
Absolutely fantastic shot.

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KarenFB Plus
11 4.8k 171 England
17 Jan 2013 6:22AM
Aw! Who says bugs don't have expressions!! Smile Beautifully caught!
gajewski Plus
12 10 9 United States
17 Jan 2013 6:34AM
It's nice to see more of the flowers in this series, Carole.
Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
17 Jan 2013 6:40AM
Stunning images Carol - and I just love the fella in V3 Smile
Andysnapper 8 109 25 England
17 Jan 2013 6:41AM
Mmm, looks lovely and warm, not like here.Sad

Lovely shots Carol and as Walter rightly says, lovely to see the flowers as well.

bobsblues 7 10 2 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2013 6:50AM
Great mix of flowers and butterflys Carol excellent shots.
17 Jan 2013 7:02AM
Lovely set of butterflies and flowers Carol. V1 is my favorite
SUE118 Plus
8 8 1 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2013 7:18AM
3 excellent images, snow on the way for tomorrow.
andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2013 7:23AM
three wonderful memories carol brilliant detail and colours the sunny v3 for me today a cracker nice one Wink
Mrsbass 4 2 1 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2013 7:37AM
Three superb images
17 Jan 2013 7:51AM
another 3 beauties
I especially love V1
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2013 7:51AM
They will be back Carol
summer is on the wayWink
really like them all but V3 just edged in
rontear Plus
14 8 8 England
17 Jan 2013 8:35AM
V1 Carol, POV superb !!
annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
17 Jan 2013 8:39AM
I love the grad on shot of your little grizzly!
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2013 8:47AM
It's a close call between 1 & 3 for me.
saeidNL 7 3 Netherlands
17 Jan 2013 8:49AM
Another fantastic and great macro shots,Carol,very well done,
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2013 8:53AM
Absolutely beautiful
17 Jan 2013 8:57AM
Super set Carol, V1 favoured today,
mrswoolybill Plus
10 1.0k 1624 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2013 8:58AM
V1 - Cracking composition!
Richsr 10 91 223 England
17 Jan 2013 9:03AM
Good details in all these Carol, well captured
Regards Richard
RonnieAG Plus
7 154 116 Scotland
17 Jan 2013 9:54AM
Three fine skipper shots, each well captured and in fine detail, Carol.
17 Jan 2013 10:01AM
I thought v1 was superb then I saw v2 and I thought it was even more superb then I saw v3 and thought wow 'that's superb'.
Stace 9 2 2 England
17 Jan 2013 10:12AM
super pov in v1 Carol

Fefe Plus
5 23 31 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2013 10:27AM
Stunning Gems CarolGrinGrinGrin
madbob 11 1 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2013 10:41AM
another ace photo
mex Plus
9 27 3 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2013 10:50AM
Like all 3 carol.
cheers phil.
Tibetan 4 3 England
17 Jan 2013 11:28AM
Splendid set! Carol, strikes again lol. very well captured and presented, scrapping the barrel at this end, -7c. over night not very warm at all, have a good day! regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinWink
TonyDy Plus
8 7 3 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2013 11:35AM
Great set, Carol.
Irishkate Plus
6 40 107 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2013 11:43AM
Lovely to see the skippers and the flowers.
Excellent macros and spring isn't far off.
Chinga Plus
6 3 1 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2013 11:55AM
Love them all! Specially the eye details and pose in V3! Grin
EAS 8 1 13 Scotland
17 Jan 2013 12:46PM
V1 made me smile. What a cute look!

17 Jan 2013 1:38PM
Amazing macro captures of this Skipper and beautiful flowers Carol with superb detail, and that V3 of yours is a real stunner on the yellow flower.

hasslebladuk 7 1 6 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2013 1:38PM
Excellent images fab detail
achieverswales 6 8 101 Wales
17 Jan 2013 2:03PM
Three awesome captures Carol but V3 my choice excellent macro work.


Jasper87 Plus
7 1.7k 148 England
17 Jan 2013 2:49PM
v1 looks very regal in a gown, Carol. Close thing between that and v3.

hi carol,fantastic trio,love v3.regards.ray
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
17 Jan 2013 3:56PM
Wonderful, Carol, not seen many butterflies this year - not even in the Tropical World in Leeds! So it's nice to see yours on here Smile
Trev Smile
17 Jan 2013 4:09PM
A wonderful set Carol. These guys have the most amazing faces with those big eyes and you've captured them superbly.
17 Jan 2013 4:50PM
Gorgeous set Love v1 and 3.
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2013 6:43PM
A stunning trio of high quality images Carol. Image number 1 being the pick of the crop.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
tomcat 11 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2013 8:46PM
Evenin Carol
Can't seperate this fine trio at allSmile

Been damn cold again

marktc Plus
6 96 15 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2013 8:51PM
Three terrific images again Carol, Im not sure how you do it! marvellous.
bricurtis Plus
11 2.1k 49 England
17 Jan 2013 9:10PM
V1 Carol - super pov - I like the hooked antenna.
AnneWorner 9 620 43 United States
17 Jan 2013 10:25PM
I hope everyone appreciates how little these guys are, and how fast! Especially like the direct gaze of v1.


(I didn't believe it when I went to change the water in the cat's bowl out in the garage yesterday - a queen chrysallis was attached to the outside of it. I sincerely hope it does overwinter!)
tonyng Plus
7 9 2 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2013 10:44PM
Like all of them Carol. Top clarity.
pamelajean Plus
11 979 1891 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2013 11:22PM
Vs 1 and 3 are my favourites, Carol, but all are excellent, love those deep dark eyes, and the way the antennae follow the contours of the wings in V3.
AnnJ Plus
5 5 Scotland
17 Jan 2013 11:25PM
They are such excellent shots. Excellent macro photography. Ann.
ChiliMan Plus
10 135 17 Singapore
18 Jan 2013 2:33PM
I like skippers Smile Three super shots of them, Carol.

I haven't seen any in the garden for a while Sad

18 Jan 2013 5:44PM
Hi Carol, three great shots but the V3 is the best among them all..
18 Jan 2013 6:13PM
so asorry i never saw this yesterday but as you know i am really quite ill ! superb shots
JimV 10 6 3 Canada
19 Jan 2013 3:40AM
Three superb (as always) shots to add to your gallery Carol, unilke others I really cannot pick any one as favourite, so a 1/3 vote for each!
Rgds., Jim
Mavis Plus
15 143 2 England
19 Jan 2013 10:45AM
I nearly forgot what I was going to say by the time I'd scrolled down all the C&cs Smile Three really perfect shots Carol . You never cease to amaze me xx
19 Jan 2013 1:18PM
excellent Carol

Glostopcat 11 255 2 England
19 Jan 2013 4:49PM
Aye aye skipper these three are brilliant, Mr Osmant would be hard pressed to better these!

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