Friday, 27 June 2014

More Flutters

Orange Tip (Female)

Small Tortoiseshell. 

Brimstone male in flight.

Common Blue (Male)

Common Blue

The Dingy Skipper below is the only one I have seen this year and that was a hurried shot.

Dingy Skipper

Cinnabar Moth (Tyria jacobaeae)

Six-Spot Burnet (Zygaena filipendulae)

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  1. Superb series of shots Roy, especially the Brimstone, the Orange Tip and the stunning Six-spot Burnet. Also well done finally managing to record your first Dingy of the year :-)

  2. Great selection Roy.
    This recent sunshine has certainly had them out in force here.

  3. Lovely set of images Roy, especially those of the female Orange Tip. Super flight shots of the Brimstone, it's not easy..I've tried!!
    The Six-spot Burned looks good too...[;o)

  4. how beautiful each of these butterflies you shared Roy; a wonderland of butterflies about you to find it seems. Carole, at

  5. Prachtig wat een mooie serie Roy dit is heerlijk genieten.

  6. A good selection Roy, especially the captures of the Brimstone in flight,well done with those.

  7. Truly a wonderful set Roy.
    The orange tip I unfortunately missed this year and I have not see the Skipper.
    Hier I enjoy again of many beautiful butterflies.

  8. Always a good surprise, when I get here...
    Stunning images, Roy!
    Have a great week!

  9. Lovely set of images. I like the capture of the Cinnabar moth, a moth you don't see very often. Well done for getting the pictures of the Brimstone in flight :-)

  10. Roy, these are some exquisite shots! I love the blue butterfly on the yellow flowers, but all of them are spectacular!

    1. Thanks Kathie.
      The Common Blue is normally as its name suggests, (Common) although they are a bit scarce this year for some reason.


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