Tuesday, 9 August 2016

The Painted Lady

My first sighting of a Painted Lady Butterfly this year was a few days ago and a very brief side angle view only. 
It then disappeared and was not seen again.

I was rewarded subsequently with this lovely specimen below that posed very nicely for me.















20 comments:

  1. Stellar shots, Roy! I haven't seen too many butterflies this year. I'm loving your header picture! XO

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  2. Lovely Roy, i've yet to see one this year!

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  3. Those are great shots!

    I've only seen one this year, rather sad about that.

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  4. A lovely butterfly to see Roy, and you've captured some beautiful images...you did well to get a 'poser'!
    I saw my first of the year about four hours ago, sadly, it decided not to hang around for a photo session!!...[;o(

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  5. No Painted Ladies so far for me but lots more butterflies in Suffolk. Much more rural here though.

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  6. Hei Roy! Aivan upeat kuvat ohdakeperhosesta. Sillä on niin kauniit siivet ulkopuolelta.

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  7. Nice set of pictures of the Painted Lady, I have not seen many of these this year.

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    1. Thanks Lyn. Thats probably my lot for this year as well.

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  8. Terrific images! Their underwings are so lovely, although not as striking as the above view.

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  9. Hi Nick,
    WOW, impressive shots of the Painted lady, always a great catch!
    Thanks for you kind visit, I am always on the run... it keeps my mind busy!
    I saw you previously posted a great dragon...

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  10. Hey Roy... Your Painted Lady shots are gorgeous. Lovely butterfly unfortunately the ones I see here are on the cedar shingles on the house, why I don't know. When you open the door they fly off :).

    Grace

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