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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
15 916 23 England
16 Jul 2012 9:14AM
A beautifully composed capture.


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

16 Jul 2012 9:34AM
Super image.
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
7 153 116 Scotland
16 Jul 2012 11:43AM
Fine detail, colours and presentation, Ed: yet to see a single butterfly up my way.
Irishkate Plus
6 38 104 United Kingdom
16 Jul 2012 12:19PM
What can we say? Yet another lovely butterfly
and they always look good on knapweed.
achieverswales 6 8 101 Wales
16 Jul 2012 12:38PM
Beautiful capture Ed.


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

CarolG Plus
10 199 19 Greece
16 Jul 2012 3:43PM
A susper capture, Ed. Carol
A fine capture the butterfly looks fab on the flower. Jamie
pamelajean Plus
10 971 1864 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
5 218 40 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
10 351 33 United Kingdom
16 Jul 2012 9:44PM
Julian Plus
12 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!....

17 Jul 2012 9:22PM
bun Smile
zapar40 Plus
6 66 5 Wales
19 Jul 2012 6:00PM
a beauty, love the detail.

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