By KarenFB
Whilst I was down by the pond, searching the trees for photographic subjects, I thought to myself "I'd love to see some Buff-tip moths", they are moths I'd never seen.

On the way home, I glanced at some nettles and there to my delight was a Buff-tip - though it did look a little odd (it was way bigger then I expected!). It wasn't until I'd settled in the nettles that I realised...............'it' was a breeding pair!!! Grin

It would have been rude (and a waste of the stings) not to take a photo or two!! Smile

Tags: Moth Insect Buff-tip Wildlife and nature

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1 Jul 2014 7:21AM
Very nice macro image well taken.
Allen, Smile

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ddolfelin Plus
6 103 3 Wales
1 Jul 2014 8:33AM
Excellent pictures - very difficult to spot usually!
SlowSong Plus
9 7.4k 30 England
1 Jul 2014 9:21AM
What an amazing find.
Pollyjc 4 5 England
1 Jul 2014 9:41AM
Great images!Smile
Mollycat Plus
4 11 2 United Kingdom
1 Jul 2014 11:53AM
An excellent spot and capture Karen, I would have missed it completely.
Peter GrinGrinGrin
A tremendous capture lucky you

KarenFB Plus
12 5.0k 171 England
1 Jul 2014 4:17PM
Thank you everyone! Grin
rogerdoger 7 16
1 Jul 2014 6:34PM
Great Shot
JohnoP 12 2
1 Jul 2014 6:43PM
What an opportune moment Karen! Smile John
tomcat 12 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
1 Jul 2014 7:44PM
Well wished for, but more so, well spotted Karen

netta1234 6 382 2 Wales
1 Jul 2014 9:38PM
Brilliant Karen .It was only a few weeks ago that I saw one for the first timeSmile
KarenFB Plus
12 5.0k 171 England
2 Jul 2014 4:43AM
Thank you everyone! Smile
IshanPathak 4 202 12 India
4 Jul 2014 5:09AM
a terrific macro..Smile

Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
6 Jul 2014 7:34PM
Two tremendous images Karen, you did really well to spot this copulating couple. I hope you've managed to find yourself a replacement camera at a reasonable price
KarenFB Plus
12 5.0k 171 England
6 Jul 2014 8:33PM
Thank you Ishan and Ed.

Ed: No, I shall have to do a bit of saving..............and Christmas isn't that far away! Wink
DonMc 9 United Kingdom
8 Jul 2014 7:19PM
Excellent captures Karen!Smile
Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
9 Jul 2014 6:43AM
Happy to be 30th here!Grin
How lucky to find this two loving beauties!
Great patterns & colours so well camouflaged I thought you had a found an odd twig...
KarenFB Plus
12 5.0k 171 England
9 Jul 2014 7:05AM
Thank you!! Grin

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