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Marsh Fritillary

By NigelKiteley
A big thank you to Mike_Young and KarenFB for their UA's and to everyone else for the votes and comments on yesterday's Niobe Fritillary, all are greatly appreciated.

Here's a female Marsh Fritillary from the same trip. She was perched right on top of a flower and was concealing the stem directly beneath her, creating the illusion that she is "floating".

Tags: Butterflies Close-up and macro Wildlife and nature Marsh fritillary

Voters: Mike_Young, ali63, PhilT2 and 35 more

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Comments


ali63 Plus
4 756 1 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2014 3:33PM
Excellent image,

Ali

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CarolG Plus
10 198 19 Greece
23 Jan 2014 3:49PM
A beautiful butterfly, Nigel. Carol
ColleenA Plus
4 322 4 Australia
23 Jan 2014 3:56PM
Wow wow wow...spectacular Nigel, one of the prettiest butterfly images on epz
EMJAYCEE Plus
7 10 10 England
23 Jan 2014 4:42PM
Brilliant colour - jewel like quality.
Joan.
A beautiful macro photo.
DerekL 11 167 24 England
23 Jan 2014 5:37PM
Super colours and patterns Nigel

Derek
TonyDy Plus
8 5 2 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2014 6:15PM
A floating beauty, Nigel.
Tony
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
23 Jan 2014 7:27PM
A cracking close up of this marsh fritillary Nigel, this one looks to be in mint condition. You've captured her colours and wing patterns in such intricate detail.
tomcat 11 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2014 7:33PM
Another fine specimen from your HD

Adrian
richmowil Plus
7 310 1 England
23 Jan 2014 7:42PM
Excellent
dark_lord Plus
12 1.8k 338 England
23 Jan 2014 7:51PM
Excellent.
You could have said it was an in-flight shot Wink but we wouldn't let you get away with that Grin
ade123 Plus
4 272 1 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2014 8:41PM
Terrific image
Ade
Irishkate Plus
6 38 102 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2014 10:45PM
Totally without distraction - stunning detail.
Kate GrinGrinGrin
annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
24 Jan 2014 12:38AM
perfect specimen well captured and so nicley set off against the background

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