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Large Skippers

By chalkhillblue
A mating pair of Large Skippers (Ochlodes venata), a small butterfly with a wingspan of 2.8-3cm, flight period May to September, favours
a wide range of grassy habitats from meadows and hedgerow margins also hillsides up to 2,000m.
Many thanks to all for the comments and votes on my previous image, special thanks to TonyDy, CarolG, hHolmewood and PhilT2 for
their much appreciated user awards.
David

Tags: Butterflies Close-up and macro Large skipper Wildlife and nature

Voters: boov, CaroleS, Badgerfred and 28 more

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boov 6 2 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2016 3:46PM
Fabulous image

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sawsengee Plus
12 6 24 Malaysia
13 Jul 2016 4:16PM
beautiful closeup, colours & clarity Smile
CarolG 12 199 20 Greece
13 Jul 2016 4:34PM
A wonderful capture, David, haven't seen so many here this year.
TonyDy Plus
10 44 3 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2016 6:34PM
Superb shot, David.
Tony
13 Jul 2016 8:13PM
Superb capture ...
13 Jul 2016 8:29PM
Terrific image, very well captured...
bricurtis Plus
13 2.3k 50 England
14 Jul 2016 8:09PM
Superb image David - caught them on a great perch.
Brian.
Mike_Smith Plus
11 572 1 United Kingdom
16 Jul 2016 8:10PM
Cracking capture, as Brian says above great perch too

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