Male Brimstone

By Glostopcat  
A male brimstone butterfly seen nectaring in the Bill Smyllie field at Prestbury Hill nature reserve near Cheltenham.

Tags: Close-up and macro Brimstone butterfly Glos Wildlife and nature Prestbury hill nature reserve Butterfly conservation

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NDODS Plus
5 4.8k 125 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2014 7:13AM
Two fantastic capture Ed. Never seen these in the wild so thanks for sharing.

Regards NathanGrinGrinGrin

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LynneJoyce Plus
7 20 99 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2014 7:38AM
Two splendid shots of this Brimstone who was thoughtful in choosing a colour coordinated plant to rest upon.
viscostatic 9 33 5 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2014 8:13AM
A beautiful butterfly and excellent images Ed. V1 for me as it shows the colours and the textures of the wing better.

Phil.
JohnoP 10 2
19 Aug 2014 8:21AM
Two divine images Ed....love V1! Smile John
richmowil Plus
7 310 1 England
19 Aug 2014 10:36AM
Two good captures Ed!!
DerekL 10 155 24 England
19 Aug 2014 11:27AM
Lovely images Ed.
Like #1 the best, with better exposure and wonderful colour tones in the image, which compliment the butterfly so well.

Derek
Irishkate Plus
5 33 92 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2014 12:00PM
One of the less flamboyant butterflies but beautiful on the colour co-ordinated flower.
Kate GrinGrinGrin
Nikonuser1 Plus
3 17 10 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2014 12:20PM
Really like these Ed 2 great capturesSmile

Cliff
2 Super shots Ed,like them both.

Bob.
Maiwand Plus
9 3 71 England
19 Aug 2014 4:09PM
Excellent shots Ed.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron
taggart Plus
11 46 12 United States
19 Aug 2014 4:27PM
Angel wings, she is so pretty!
19 Aug 2014 5:27PM
V1 for me Ed', a really lovely shot with colour and detail.

JohnSmile
super set Ed very well taken
Wayne
19 Aug 2014 8:27PM
Super captures........crystal clear...........very well photographed...........GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Glostopcat Plus
9 255 2 England
19 Aug 2014 8:40PM
Many thanks for the user award Julia, it is greatly appreciated, Ed
Glostopcat Plus
9 255 2 England
19 Aug 2014 9:47PM
Many thanks for all your comments and clicks, they are much appreciated, Ed
ali63 Plus
4 733 1 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2014 10:23PM
2 great images Ed,

Ali GrinGrin
19 Aug 2014 10:46PM
Superb shots
Dave
21 Aug 2014 11:32PM
Both excellent Ed,
Fred.
cantona43 Plus
10 922 4 England
23 Aug 2014 12:26PM
An excellent duo Ed, super colour that is so well camouflaged you have got them both spot on
Neil
25 Aug 2014 11:08PM
Lovely shots Ed. Cathy

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