UK Butterflies

Discussion in 'Macro, Flowers, Insects, and Greenery' started by Counter, Jul 15, 2008.

  1. Counter

    Counter

    Sep 18, 2007
    London
    A few recent shots from the London area

    Common Blue
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    Small Copper
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    Gatekeeper
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    Large White
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    Comma
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    Speckled Wood
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    Large Skipper
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    D300, 60mm AF-S
     
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  2. Counter

    Counter

    Sep 18, 2007
    London
    Last two of my favourite - the Brimstone

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  3. beautiful work, love the colors!
    Kevin P.
     
  4. Nicely done - superbly composed - I especially liked the Gatekeeper and the Comma
     
  5. Thanks.. These butterflies are also common on the continent.I only didn`t know a common English name for them.In latin they look so special
     
  6. Counter

    Counter

    Sep 18, 2007
    London
    Thanks everyone. Isn't it strange that some species sit there quite happily while you snap away from just a few inches, even with flash, but others fly away as soon as they hear the c of the click.
    The Comma was by far the bravest of the bunch!
     
  7. Andyc

    Andyc

    856
    Nov 6, 2006
    South Wales UK
    Great shots Counter. Love the detail. I haven't seen a Brimstone for years.

    Best regards
    Andy
     
  8. Wonderful shots. I liked each and every one.
     
  9. Counter

    Counter

    Sep 18, 2007
    London
    Thank you!