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Feeding Female Fritillary

By Glostopcat  
A female dark green fritillary feeding on some knapweed at Prestbury Hill nature reserve taken the weekend before last when we enjoyed a brief spell of hot sunny weather.

Tags: Close-up and macro Wildlife and nature Prestbury hill nature reserve Butterfly conservation Dark green fritillary butterfly Glos knapweed

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zapar40 Plus
6 66 5 Wales
2 Aug 2012 6:16AM
lovely capture, nice detail and colour.

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CarolG Plus
10 199 19 Greece
2 Aug 2012 6:20AM
A grand capture, Ed, showing off her beautiful wing markings to perfection. Carol
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
2 Aug 2012 6:26AM
Wow, brilliant shot with wonderful contrasting colours.
lovely Smile
Chinga Plus
6 3 1 United Kingdom
2 Aug 2012 6:38AM
Looks like she's got multicoloured legs. Good photo! IB
netta1234 Plus
4 382 2 Wales
2 Aug 2012 6:59AM
Lovely capture
2 Aug 2012 7:13AM
An excellent capture
Nice one Ed,
SUE118 Plus
8 8 1 United Kingdom
2 Aug 2012 7:46AM
A beautiful image
7 10 10 England
2 Aug 2012 8:15AM
Another well detailed capture Ed.
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.7k 148 England
2 Aug 2012 8:26AM
Beautiful detail, Ed, looks good against the bright green bg as well.

2 Aug 2012 8:37AM
They've all had a hard time of it this year and up around our way it's a disaster really. Great shot of the dark green fritillary. Paul
2 Aug 2012 8:45AM
What a beauty
Rock Plus
14 10 2 England
2 Aug 2012 8:48AM
A grand catch Lad.

annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
2 Aug 2012 10:12AM
a fine set.. recognized your style immediately.
achieverswales 6 8 101 Wales
2 Aug 2012 11:10AM
Stunning clarity and composition Ed.


Irishkate Plus
6 38 104 United Kingdom
2 Aug 2012 11:14AM
First let me say thank for the 'ketchup' yesterday!
Well done on yet another lovely butterfly - looks good
with just lower part of flower showing.
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
2 Aug 2012 11:45AM
A really nice photograph depicting this gorgeous Female Fritillary, the image is bursting with natural colours, detail and warming light.

Regards Nathan
2 Aug 2012 12:12PM
Cracking well shot ...

Mark ..
gary_d Plus
9 576 13 Wales
2 Aug 2012 12:59PM
Another nice one from your local Patch, no pun intended. - gary
mikbee Plus
9 3 8 Scotland
2 Aug 2012 1:08PM
A well presented female here Ed.
(Wish I could say the same down at that Dockers Club !!)
Good shot.
Ade_Osman 13 4.5k 36 England
2 Aug 2012 1:19PM
Good work and find again Ed

saltireblue Plus
6 6.3k 33 Norway
2 Aug 2012 2:21PM
Perfect pov to catch the translucency of those wings, Ed. One of your recent best, I feel.

AnnChown Plus
7 199 1 United Kingdom
2 Aug 2012 2:53PM
Super image Ed - lovely detail.
helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
2 Aug 2012 5:05PM
Lovely detail in the flower and the butterfly Ed SmileSmile
2 Aug 2012 5:30PM
Lovely detail Ed,
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
2 Aug 2012 5:33PM
Exotic and well done!
Super capture Ed. They really are beautiful aren't they? Lou
2 Aug 2012 6:14PM
Another great shot of a Butterfly at Lunch Ed', nice one.

John Smile
Maiwand Plus
10 3 72 England
2 Aug 2012 7:06PM
Excellent work again Ed.
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
2 Aug 2012 7:11PM
This is a beauty Ed sharp and well detailed, on a very attractive perch as well
Glostopcat Plus
10 255 2 England
2 Aug 2012 9:24PM
Many thanks for all your comments and clicks folks they are greatly appreciated, Ed
CaroleS Plus
6 425 3 United Kingdom
3 Aug 2012 9:26AM
First class image Ed, you seem to have a wealth of butterflies near you!
TerryMcK Plus
8 71 2 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2012 3:05PM
A well-taken shot, Ed. Good exposure, colour & detail throughout.
5 Aug 2012 9:05AM
Superb capture Ed.............
NeilWigan Plus
6 13 16 England
6 Aug 2012 7:33PM
Another beauty ,good detail and nicely framed .

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