Sunday, 4 August 2013

Butterflies and Moths in the Chilterns





I recently went up to the Chilterns to take some images of Red kites but it turned out to be a grey drab morning so I ditched that plan and concentrated on capturing some images of Butterflies and moths which were in abundance. I'm not confident identifying these but believe that these images include a Marbled White, Six spot Burnet and one of the Fritillary butterflies. I am not sure about the caterpillar but I enjoyed trying to get up close to these small but beautiful subjects.

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  1. Hi Anthony,
    The caterpillar is that of the Cinnabar moth, Ragwort is the food plant.

    looks like a Ringlet with the marbled White and the fritillary

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  2. Job well done Anthony.
    Super set.
    John.

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  3. Oh, my, nicely done! Love the backgrounds...really makes those photo subjects pop!

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  4. A good set of images Tony, not too certain on which Frit but the others are as per Warren's comment.

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  5. Beautiful photo's!
    The photo from your blog is very, very beautiful!

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