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Butterflies 2015 No 35

By tomcat    
A Heath Fritillary Melitaea athalia perched up on Common Cow Wheat Melampyrum pratense, which is the food plant of the caterpillar
It didn't take a lot of working out, that if there was Cow Wheat growing in the coppiced areas, then there was a good chance that the butterflies were there too - and so they wereWink

Many thanks to Bob (bobpaige1), Kate (Irishkate) & Lillian, for their awards given to the Large Skipper

Also special thanks to the team at EPZ for the HC given to the Demoiselle, plus Sarah (whipspeed) for her GEA and Sylvia (teocali) for her UA given to same

Chuffed to bits - againSmile


Tags: Butterflies Insects Wildlife Kent Heath fritillary Wildlife and nature

Voters: MalcolmM, Neil-Ludford, PhilT2 and 44 more

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ali63 8 785 1 United Kingdom
26 Jun 2015 8:29PM
Outstanding image Adrian GrinGrin


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26 Jun 2015 8:30PM
A fantastic image from a very memorable weekend Ade, really enjoyed searching for these amongst the Cow Wheat.
RonnieAG Plus
10 154 119 Scotland
26 Jun 2015 8:41PM
Excellent shot, up there with your very best, Adrian.
26 Jun 2015 8:57PM
Excellent detail in this fine capture Adrian,
Jenny-D 10 1 United Kingdom
26 Jun 2015 10:59PM

Mollycat Plus
6 21 2 United Kingdom
26 Jun 2015 11:12PM
Looks magnificent Adrian.
TonyDy Plus
11 52 3 United Kingdom
26 Jun 2015 11:59PM
Another stonker, Adrian.
CarolG 13 199 20 Greece
27 Jun 2015 5:24AM
You're on a roll, Adrian Wink
Woke to rain and a thunderstorm early this morning, unheard of here in June Sad
PranavMishra 7 52 18 India
27 Jun 2015 6:09AM
lovely capture..
johnke Plus
7 223 16
27 Jun 2015 10:50AM
Fantastic Adrian...John
Fefe Plus
8 41 31 United Kingdom
27 Jun 2015 11:13AM
Lovely shot!
CaroleS Plus
10 442 3 United Kingdom
27 Jun 2015 12:15PM
Wonderful colour and detailSmile
Glostopcat 14 255 2 England
27 Jun 2015 5:31PM
A fabulous image of this beautiful and rare little butterfly, a real pleasure to view
What a beautiful image with lovely light and wonderful colours, beautiful capture, lovely macro photography, SmileSmileSmileSmile
tonyng 10 11 3 United Kingdom
6 Jul 2015 10:20AM
Another class act Adrian.

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