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Photo-a-Day  (Sunday, 28th May, 2017)

Comma butterfly

Comma butterfly
Haigh Plantations.

Photo: David  (Canon power-shot G3)
Views: 2,904

Comment by: Ken R on 28th May 2017 at 04:58

Good photo David , they give me the shakes BRRRR.

Comment by: Kath H on 28th May 2017 at 09:12

Beautiful photograph.

Comment by: Garry on 28th May 2017 at 09:52

Not really colourful but we need them, they are slowly getting rare to be seen like most other butterflies and insects, sadly.

Comment by: maggie. on 28th May 2017 at 10:07

You must have great patience to wait until you can capture this wonderful photo. Thank you so much.

Comment by: Anne on 28th May 2017 at 12:01

Nice one David. Wish any flutterbyy would come into my garden. Only two cabbage whites so far, could have been the same one.

Comment by: Veronica on 28th May 2017 at 13:20

Buddleia shrubs attract butterflies and bees like a magnet -especially in hot weather.

Comment by: Allan on 28th May 2017 at 13:31

Nice photo but it could have been taken anywhere

Comment by: Howard P on 28th May 2017 at 14:38

I suspect any nice flowers will attract butterflies and bees, some more than others.

Comment by: Derek Platt on 28th May 2017 at 16:40

Really nice photo but I don't recognnize the species. Maybe it recently came to England since 1980 AD (after derek).

Comment by: Mick on 28th May 2017 at 17:08

For this to be classified as a nice photo, it should have been taken showing the brightly coloured easily reconised top half of the wings.

Comment by: Fred Mason on 28th May 2017 at 20:39

I took a photo of a Comma butterfly last week.

It was nowhere near as good as yours David. I need to get the focus better and also the depth of field.

Your shot is tremendous. Well done, lad. Great photo.

Comment by: Maureen on 28th May 2017 at 22:19

As Maggie said that took some patience David...give yourself a pat on the back.

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