Common Blue (f).

By Badgerfred
Captured on the bank of the River Rhymney on the2nd of August, the first blue I had ever seen, been seeing a few nearly every day since in small numbers.

Tags: Butterfly Wildlife and nature FJE1282 IMGP4826 IMGP4827

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6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2014 12:15AM
Two very fine captures of the less prettier female.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
19 Aug 2014 12:18AM
Wonderful colours Fred.
Super shots.
richmowil Plus
7 310 1 England
19 Aug 2014 12:43AM
Colourful and beautiful Fred!! Nice images.
Beautiful, Fred. Great catch.

Chinga Plus
5 3 1 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2014 2:36AM
This two images look like intimate captures of a secret nature world!
Wonderful work Fred! Grin
Mollycat Plus
3 11 2 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2014 6:42AM
Lots of lovely colour in this Fred and I like your pov of the butterfly.
Andysnapper 8 109 25 England
19 Aug 2014 6:45AM
Very nice shots Fred.

JohnoP 11 2
19 Aug 2014 7:06AM
Lovely perspectives and colour here Fred! Smile John
19 Aug 2014 7:40AM
Looks kinda sad in V 1
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
19 Aug 2014 7:42AM
Bright and colourful, Fred, well captured again.

Lovely Fred,V2 is the better of the 2 for me.The detail in the legs makes this picture stand out.Not the easiest of subjects to photograph as I know from experience, just get everything in focus and ready to shoot and when you check the image,its flown off and you are left with nout
viscostatic 10 34 5 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2014 8:21AM
An excellent pose in V1 Fred.

capto Plus
4 4.0k 8 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2014 8:42AM
Two smashing shots.Smile

morpheus1955 9 3 2 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2014 8:47AM
Two excellent macro images Fred, beautifully captured and presented

netta1234 Plus
4 371 2 Wales
19 Aug 2014 9:19AM
Two lovely images for us again this morning .Smile
Have you counted how many you've seen this season?
19 Aug 2014 9:21AM
At least 9 different blues Netta, in different locations,
PhilT2 Plus
6 380 25 England
19 Aug 2014 9:38AM
Nice shots Fred..........the angle of capture in V1 is superb
19 Aug 2014 9:45AM
Two superb images, Fred!

19 Aug 2014 10:25AM
superb images love V2 the colours are stunning Grin

Richsr Plus
9 91 223 England
19 Aug 2014 11:14AM
Good colours and a head on view point which is different
glenalva Plus
10 338 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2014 11:30AM
Two lovely bright and cheerful images.......Smile
FeatherFriend 8 38 217 England
19 Aug 2014 11:52AM
Lovely colours and a different pov from the usual Fred,
Lovely capture.
danbrann Plus
12 624 17
19 Aug 2014 3:25PM
Good Pov Fred helping to making these excellent images.
Maiwand Plus
9 3 72 England
19 Aug 2014 4:06PM
Fine shot Fred.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
19 Aug 2014 4:17PM
Working hard here among these flowers, with a bit of competition, he must move quickly!

Thank you for your UA-- delighted to receive it!
JuBarney Plus
5 20 3 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2014 5:47PM
Beautiful shots Fred
myrab 10 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2014 6:01PM
2 good images Fred.

19 Aug 2014 6:07PM
Wonderful images !
Mike_Smith Plus
9 323 1 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2014 9:57PM
Two cracking shots Fred, beautiful species these
19 Aug 2014 10:05PM
Two great shots Fred with my favourite caterpillar. Cathy
20 Aug 2014 9:00AM
Thanks everyone for all comments and clicks, all really appreciated,
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
21 Aug 2014 10:30PM
Good to see you getting the female of the species, the female common blues vary so much in colour and markings compared with the males. A real bonus to catch the cinnebar moth caterpillar on the ragwort too
22 Aug 2014 8:47AM
v1, at what looks like the point of take off is superb. The vibrant background also provides beautiful context and contrast.

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