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Marbled White on Knapweed II

By Glostopcat  
A male marbled white on some knapweed at Prestbury Hill nature reserve near Cheltenham. This one was taken on Saturday afternoon when I met up with Lou, epzer "Looloobey" and her husband Paul.

Tags: Close-up and macro Marbled white butterfly Glos Wildlife and nature Prestbury hill nature reserve Butterfly conservation Flowers and plants Knapweed

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fentiger Plus
14 916 23 England
16 Jul 2012 9:14AM
A beautifully composed capture.


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EAS 7 1 13 Scotland
16 Jul 2012 9:21AM
Such an attractive combination between flowerhead and butterfly.

Norfolkboy 10 1 4 England
16 Jul 2012 9:34AM
Super image.
16 Jul 2012 9:38AM
Beautiful capture and lovely detail.

16 Jul 2012 10:29AM
A beauty Ed, excellent detail captured,
16 Jul 2012 10:39AM
Gorgeous Butterfly Ed', wonderful markings, even with it's Wings closed Smile

John Smile
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
16 Jul 2012 11:43AM
Fine detail, colours and presentation, Ed: yet to see a single butterfly up my way.
Irishkate Plus
5 33 95 United Kingdom
16 Jul 2012 12:19PM
What can we say? Yet another lovely butterfly
and they always look good on knapweed.
achieverswales 5 8 101 Wales
16 Jul 2012 12:38PM
Beautiful capture Ed.


mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
16 Jul 2012 12:58PM
Agree with Kate Ed,
they always look good on knapweed.
Super shot.
graceland 11 2.5k 2 United Kingdom
16 Jul 2012 2:20PM
nice one
16 Jul 2012 3:22PM
Another lovely shot Edmund. This is as good as yesterdays Smile

CarolG Plus
9 193 18 Greece
16 Jul 2012 3:43PM
A susper capture, Ed. Carol
16 Jul 2012 4:46PM
A fine capture the butterfly looks fab on the flower. Jamie
pamelajean Plus
10 951 1803 United Kingdom
16 Jul 2012 6:10PM
I like this more than yesterday's, Ed, but still so nice to see a butterfly of any kind, not many where I live.
16 Jul 2012 7:21PM
Beautiful image Ed.

Lovely shot Ed. Still haven't managed to see one of these.

annettep38 Plus
4 217 38 Costa Rica
16 Jul 2012 8:44PM
Poor Jane, I have never seen as many as this year, hard to see any others

But Ed, this is a very nive pose for your lil' beautie!
Glostopcat Plus
10 255 2 England
16 Jul 2012 8:59PM
In the South this species is very common on the limestone grasslands, the further North you go the more difficult they are to see
pluckyfilly Plus
9 350 33 United Kingdom
16 Jul 2012 9:44PM
Julian 11 76 3 United Kingdom
16 Jul 2012 10:17PM
You're good at playing marbles Ed. Cracking shot!
Glostopcat Plus
10 255 2 England
16 Jul 2012 10:20PM
Many thanks for all your comments and clicks, and to Albert for the mod, it is greatly appreciated, Ed
Ade_Osman 13 4.5k 36 England
17 Jul 2012 1:58AM
Good stuff Ed......Apologies for the late comment, my hand's still giving me Holy hell!....

bunbeam 10 2 United Kingdom
17 Jul 2012 9:22PM
bun Smile
zapar40 6 66 5 Wales
19 Jul 2012 6:00PM
a beauty, love the detail.

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