Butterflies

Purple Emperor Fermyn Woods Northamptonshire 16th July 2013

Swallowtail
Brimstone
Clouded Yellow
Long Tailed Blue
Small Tortoiseshell Burnham Overy Norfolk 25/08/13

Painted Lady
Meadow Brown
Large White
Small Tortoiseshell

Speckled Wood
Brown Argus
Wall Butterfly

Chalkhill Blue
Chalkhill Blue
Common Blue
Peacock
Small White
Small Heath
Small Copper
Silver Spotted Skipper
Purple Hair Streak
Large White
Gatekeeper
Essex Skipper

Heath Fritillary

Heath Fritillary
Large Skipper
Adonis Blue
Silver Washed Fritillary Broxbourne Wood
Silver Washed Fritillary
Ringlet
Small Skipper
Common Blue
Hummingbird Hawk Moth
Marbled White
Gatekeeper
Marbled White West Canvey Park
Skipper

13 comments:

  1. what a wonderful set of photographs and the patience it must have taken to get them. Well done!! Madglad
    ps. came to this site through your wife's site Docrafts

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  2. fab photos, especially the Adonis Blue, great contrast-also via Docrafts.

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  3. Wow Brian, every time I visit your blog I am amazed by the sheer intensity of the colour and composition of your beautiful photographs, I especially loved the one of the Chalkhill Blue on the flower...AMAZING...
    Will visit again ...
    Kath...

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  4. Your butterfly pics are amazing. I really like Painted Lady and Small Tortoiseshell. I came here via your wife on docrafts.

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  5. Incredible pictures!!

    thanks for sharing

    Ali

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  6. How Stunning, and I can't even think how long it took to get these beautiful pictures, I was trying to choose a favorite but it became impossible, well done
    Tilly

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  7. Stunning pictures what a fantastic blog - thanx for the link from DC

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  8. Absolutely beautiful, wish i could get pictures like Brian.

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  9. Beautiful pictures, you should be so proud of yourself, they are fantastic. I only wish that I could take photos like these........thank you for sharing. Kathy, link from DC

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  10. Fantastic photos, love them all! Notice you haven't got a caption under the Peacock butterfly, must have lost it somehow :-) Gatekeepers are very hard to get photos of especially so well done :-) Elaine xxx

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  11. I loved the photos.I also take the time to take butterflies photos during my hikes in the Sierra Nevada.

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  12. Hey, i know your wife through crafting and I work as a photographer so she put me onto your blog! WOW you are talented my man!
    I saw Chalkhill Blue and practically exploded :)

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