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Glasswing & Friend

By KarenFB
One of the first visits of our Welsh holiday was to a Butterfly House (near 'CwmRheidol'). Quite small, but brilliantly stocked. We had it all to ourselves, no wonder really - it was lovely and sunny outside and like a sauna inside!

This is a Glasswing. The feeder isn't really photogenic, but I really wanted to capture the butterfly. Smile

Tags: Butterfly Insect Glasswing Pets and captive animals

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CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
11 Jun 2011 6:52PM
Such an elegant butterfly, you would think that these butterfly houses would find something more 'natural' looking to use as feeders Smile. Very well captured. Carol

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wolf1 8 9 United Kingdom
11 Jun 2011 7:37PM
Great shot, I agree about the feeders, we have been to many butterfly houses/farms and the feeders always look horrible. I like the added ant.
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
11 Jun 2011 7:38PM
Opposites attract they say. A superb shot. .......Sandy
KarenFB Plus
12 5.0k 171 England
11 Jun 2011 7:43PM
Thanks everyone! Smile

Quote:I like the added ant.

That's Adam! Wink
Superbly detailed close-up, well captured.
JustDucky 7 8 Canada
11 Jun 2011 8:03PM
great detail, fabulous shot
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
11 Jun 2011 10:00PM
A marvellous macro shot Karen, you've captured this beautiful butterly's delicate beauty perfectly. The detail and clarity are top notch and you've even captured an ant in the shot too
NeilWigan Plus
7 17 16 England
11 Jun 2011 11:15PM
And capture it you have ,very well,spot on.
KarenFB Plus
12 5.0k 171 England
12 Jun 2011 6:57AM
Thanks everyone! Smile
bunbeam 12 2 United Kingdom
12 Jun 2011 2:46PM
lovely capture, great timing with the ant
12 Jun 2011 4:55PM
Great close up shot Smile
KarenFB Plus
12 5.0k 171 England
12 Jun 2011 7:15PM
Thank you Bun and Charlotte! Smile
16 Jun 2011 7:44PM
Good detailed macro.
PaulLiley 8 2 13 United Kingdom
16 Jun 2011 7:55PM
Superb detail. Excellent shot. Paul
KarenFB Plus
12 5.0k 171 England
17 Jun 2011 7:20AM
Thank you everyone! Smile
wow amazingly captured
29 Jul 2011 6:08PM
Excelent capture. I think this is the most interesting butterfly from around the world.
U have some beautiful shots of insects and animals.
KarenFB Plus
12 5.0k 171 England
29 Jul 2011 6:46PM
Thank you! Grin
rvoller 6 33 United Kingdom
18 Oct 2011 7:49PM
wow never seen such an interesting butterfly

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