Male Chalkhill Blue on Dead seedhead

By Glostopcat  
A male chalkhill blue butterfly resting on a dead seedhead in the masts field at Prestbury Hill nature reserve near Cheltenham.

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

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achieverswales 6 8 101 Wales
28 Sep 2013 12:38AM
Excellent composition and the clarity is exceptional Ed.



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TyChee Plus
12 275 1 United States
28 Sep 2013 12:47AM
Excellent capture.
Trev_B Plus
10 151 68 England
28 Sep 2013 12:49AM
Well done Ed, super detail and composition.

taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
28 Sep 2013 1:18AM
I can't believe you captured so MANY of these, Wonderful work!
RonnieAG Plus
7 153 116 Scotland
28 Sep 2013 2:52AM
You never fail to come up with the goods, Ed: another excellent offering from this massive butterfly collection of yours.
28 Sep 2013 4:05AM
Excellent !
CarolG Plus
10 199 19 Greece
28 Sep 2013 6:18AM
A beautiful blue, Ed, we still have plenty of butterflies around here. Carol
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
28 Sep 2013 7:25AM
Another splendid shot.
28 Sep 2013 8:19AM

GillyB Plus
11 317 8 United Kingdom
28 Sep 2013 8:40AM
Lovely capture Ed.

gill Smile
7 10 10 England
28 Sep 2013 9:18AM
Another perfect one.Smile
EileenH 3 1 United Kingdom
28 Sep 2013 9:19AM
Beautiful capture Smile

Irishkate Plus
6 38 104 United Kingdom
28 Sep 2013 11:05AM
Beautiful study of nature.
Your backgrounds are getting better and better.
Maiwand Plus
10 3 72 England
28 Sep 2013 2:33PM
Excellent butterfly Ed.GrinGrinGrinGrin
28 Sep 2013 3:40PM
A beautiful capture Ed GrinGrin

mikbee Plus
9 3 8 Scotland
28 Sep 2013 3:43PM
A fine capture Ed,
and on a bit of grot too !!
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
28 Sep 2013 4:00PM
A very well observed, composed, exposed and photographed Butterfly image with great colour and wonderful pin sharp detail Ed.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
ali63 Plus
4 760 1 United Kingdom
28 Sep 2013 4:05PM
Excellent work ,

Ali Smile
SlowSong Plus
8 6.6k 29 England
28 Sep 2013 4:59PM
They seem to be trying to match each other for fluffiness. Lovely shot.
28 Sep 2013 5:31PM
These images really are a delight, Ed!

Mike_Smith Plus
9 349 1 United Kingdom
28 Sep 2013 7:25PM
Another cracking shot Ed, almost end of Butterflys for this year now, but i have hundreds on file
Excellent composition and detail
Glostopcat Plus
10 255 2 England
28 Sep 2013 10:28PM
Many thanks for all your comments and clicks, they are much appreciated, Ed
28 Sep 2013 10:50PM
Smashing shot Ed. Cathy

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