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Chalk Hill Blue

By paddyman
Good morning to you all,todays image is a shot of a Chalk Hill Blue butterfly that i took this morning on the south downs here in West Sussex.
This is the first chalk hill that i have spotted this year,There used to be thousands of these around this area, a few years ago, but not so many about here anymore.please try large if you have the time.
Thank you for looking and i hope you enjoy.
Alec.

Tags: General Close-up and macro West sussex Wildlife and nature Blue butterflies Chalk hill blue

Voters: photographerjoe, Rach1970, rpba18205 and 26 more


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Comments


Rach1970 8 14 1 United Kingdom
27 Jul 2010 9:42AM
I love this one... he looks so kind of mischievous being upside down?! Smile
Rach

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Wide-eyed 12 1 1 United Kingdom
27 Jul 2010 9:43AM
Just proves you don't have to get ultra close to take a lovely picture of a butterfly. Well done.

Cheers, GRAHAM
27 Jul 2010 10:09AM
Well captured, nice one.

Alex
CarolG Plus
9 195 18 Greece
27 Jul 2010 10:17AM
A cracking image, Alec, very well captured. Carol
solorize 9 12 United Kingdom
27 Jul 2010 1:54PM
Lovely colouring, good capture.
27 Jul 2010 3:16PM
Good capture here well done.
Beautiful! I like the simplicity of this photo.
JNC
colmar 9 42 35 Scotland
2 Aug 2010 10:07AM
A beauty captured so well the dof superb ! Colin
17 Aug 2010 5:58PM
Beautiful butterfly shots you have. I can see the beauty of 105mm micro. Thanks for your suggestions on the forum discussions. Smile

Deva.
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
21 Aug 2010 2:44PM
A cracking shot of this beautiful butterfly. I've only seen one chalkhill blue so far this year
22 Sep 2010 6:41PM
stunning

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